Written Instructions for the S3 Winder - DDM Garage Doors Blog

Posted January 24th, 2020 at 6:19 pm by Dan Musick

A view of the S3 Winder with torsion springs
Detailed Written Instructions for Installing the ALT Winder with Torsion Springs

Are you hesitant to buy torsion springs because of the danger of winding and unwinding the springs? Let the S3 Winder solve this obstacle for you!

On an earlier blog titled “Torsion Spring Winding Systems,” we described the advantages and disadvantages of some of the various winding systems.

Winding torsion springs can be a risky task to undertake. This is why the S3 Winder is an immense benefit for someone who doesn’t want to perform the task with winding bars. The winder eliminates the need to use winding bars because it is designed to perform this job safely.

The ATL winder is our preferred choice of winders. It doubles as a spring anchor bracket. The winding cones are bolted to the bracket, and a drill winds both springs simultaneously. The winder also accommodates customers who prefer longer life torsion springs.

Today we posted written instructions on our page titled “How to Install an S3 Winder and Torsion Springs.” For those who prefer videos, a similarly titled video, “How to Install an S3 Winder with Torsion Springs.”

You can purchase the winders on our page titled “Residential Drill Spring Winder for 1-3/4″ & 2″ ID Springs.”

Contents of the Arrow Truline S3 Winder Kit
Arrow Truline Winder Kit

As always, if we can ever help with questions, please contact us.

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