Old 07-25-2020, 09:43 AM
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tommyjones
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This is how I set my davit up to lift my duck boat. It is coated 1/4 inch cable with appropriate fittings. I used thimbles and swagged connectors for the cable. I added a section of chain to the front cable to allow my to fine tune the balance. I also use it To accommodate the change in CG when my boat blind is on her.
the white cylinder is just a weight to keep tension on the cable when the boat is not being lifted.


my davit rotates, so if I want to put the boat on the trailer I just back the trailer over, spin the davit and winch the boat to the front of the trailer as I lower it.