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post #5 of Old 04-23-2013
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Re: PSC 37 running backstays...

I replaced the wire with properly sized Amsteel Blue.
Lighter weight, installed with splices, stronger.

I currently have a fiddle block rig that NiftyNickers discusses but some (including master rigger Brion Toss) make a case for doing away with the fiddle blocks and just running the line to one of the jib sheet winches.

Marc Hall
Crazy Fish, Crealock 37, Hull 207
Crazy Fish - Maintaining, Upgrading and Sailing a Crealock 37
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