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Model DFF 10 DFF 08
Vessel Length 8-10m (26-34ft) 5-8m (16-26ft)
Power Supply (DC) 12/24V 12V
Motor (Watts) 1000 600
Max Load 260kg (575lb) 180kg (400lb) at 7m/min
Work Load 75kg (165lb) at 33m/min 55kg (121lb) at 33m/min
Amps Work Load 125/60 80
Max Line Speed 33m/min 33m/min
Chain Size 10mm (3/8"), 8mm (5/16") 6mm (1/4"), 8mm (5/16")
Rope Size 10mm (3/8") 8mm (5/16")
Net Weight 30/31kg 15/16kg
Capacity (Drum) 100m of 6mm line, 6m of 6mm chain, 80m of 8mm line 6m of 6mm chain, 80m of 6mm line, 80m of 8mm line


  • Muir’s patented Auto Freefall, or Manual Release Freefall are all available to you on the 1 unit!
  • Mechanical Auto & Manual Release Freefall means no troublesome electronics need to be mounted on the Drum or in your chain locker.
  • Drum Shaft on a serviceable bearing centre for smooth hassle free operation even under full load.
  • Muir’s designed HDPE & UV protected Heavy Duty Brake means no over-run of the Drum during Freefall.
  • All Muir Freefall Drum Winches are supplied with Circuit Breaker, Reversing Solenoid Pack, Helm Control Switch and Fascia Panels, plus, Simple Tools & Hardware for an easy 30 second adjustment from Auto Freefall; to Manual Freefall and Power Up Power Down options!
  • Installation Instructions and Service Manual provided, and backed by Muir’s 3 year limited warranty!
  • Anchoring made easy, fast, and reliable with a Muir Drum Winch.
  • No electronic free-fall components to fail.
  • Larger capacity than other Freefall Drums available on the market.
  • Does not require any more space than the standard Drum Winch


  • Compact Anchoring system to suit boats with little or no anchor rode storage.
  • Designed and made in Australia.
  • 3 year limited warranty.
  • Drum-316 stainless Steel.
  • Fitting Instructions Included with full electrical wiring diagram.
  • Simple installation.
  • “Tangle free” rope and chain operation
  • Backing Plate available
  • 4” & 6“ Rollers available

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Located deep in the wild Southern Ocean, Tasmania’s harsh and
challenging marine environment means that anything made here must
be made well. And it must be made to last.

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