Rope/Chain Anchor Winch RC6 Series

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Rope/Chain Anchor Winch RC6 Series

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The stainless steel (AISI 316) RC6 automatic rope/chain anchor winch is Maxwell’s smallest version in the highly successful vertical RC Series Windlass Range.

Features and benefits
  • The stainless steel (AISI 316) RC6 Series incorporates a chromed bronze chainwheel suitable for use with 6 mm/7 mm (1/4”) chain spliced to 12 mm (1/2”) three strand or 8-brait (plait) rope
  • The RC6 features Maxwell’s revolutionary, and patented, Wave Design™ chainwheel. Refer below for more information about this innovative feature
  • Providing most of the features of the larger RC8, the RC6 has been designed with the smaller, trailer boat market in mind
  • The in-line, vertical gearbox and motor means quick and easy installation by either the boat yard or the DIY aftermarket customer
  • An inexpensive, high performance and great looking windlass; the RC6 is built for durability and years of trouble free use
  • The RC6 is a Low Profile unit (no optional capstan drum)
  • Every Maxwell RC6 automatic rope/chain windlass comes with top works, gearbox, motor and dual direction solenoid. Switches and circuit breaker are available and need to be ordered separately.

    Model RC6
    Maximum Pull/Lift 350 kg / 770 lbs
    Static Hold 700 kg / 1540 lbs
    Chain Short Link 6 mm/7 mm / 1/4”
    Rope Size (Nylon)*
    (3 strand or 8 plait recommended)
    12 mm / 1/2”
    Chain Speed (Anchor Retrieval) 24 m/min / 79 ft/min
    Rope Speed (Anchor Retrieval) 21 m/min / 69 ft/min
    Power Supply (DC) 12 or 24 V
    Motor Power 500 W
    Net Weight 8.5 kg / 18.7 lb
    * Refer to owners manual for rope size variations

    Model RC6
    A 196 mm / 7 3/4’’
    B 80 mm / 3 3/16’’
    C 145 mm / 5 3/4’’
    D 209 mm / 8 3/4’’
    E 65 mm / 2 1/2’’
    F 39 mm / 1 9/16’’

  • Dual Direction Solenoid (included)
  • Emergency ‘free fall’ activation lever (included)
  • Up/Down remote control panel (not included)
  • Circuit breaker/isolator panel (not included)
  • 1. AutoAnchor™ Equipment
  • 2. Compact Remote
  • 3. Foot Switches
  • 4. Chain Stopper
  • 5. Chain Snubber

    Important: Maxwell windlasses must be used in conjunction with a chain stopper or alternative snubbing device to take the load off the windlass while laying at anchor. The chain stopper and alternative snubbing system should also be used to secure the anchor in the fully raised position while under way.
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    Vertical Rope/Chain Series RC6 Specifications

    After ordering online, you will receive an email confirmation containing your order details from Your order will be confirmed within a few minutes of placing your order.

    It is our policy to ensure we deliver to our customers in a timely manner. In order to achieve this we use a range of freight companies depending on the size and weight of your order. In some instances we may use a number of carriers to get your products to you. For example chain may come by road, some electronic equipment by air.

    Orders delivered to Australian Post Codes under $499 attract an $18.00 shipping charge. Orders of $499 or more ship free.

    International orders will be charged at $0.00 initially and our staff will be in contact with a shipping quote. If the quote is not accepted the customer reserves the right to cancel their order and be refunded in full.

    Should you have any queries or concerns about shipping, please contact us and we will have someone get back to you.