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Re: PSC 37 running backstays...

Originally Posted by jrd22 View Post
Brion Toss convinced me to do away with the SS and replace with Amsteel. It is spliced to line and we use the off side winches, the old fiddle blocks never worked very well.
I think this is the best way to go, but since they are almost never used, I went the cheap way an bought one of these:

Garhauer Marine Hardware -6088284

I attach it to one runner (the vinyl coated wire) and run it to the shrouds. It is both my plan for setting the runners, and also my man overboard recovery device.

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