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Re: Ready

Originally Posted by outbound View Post
cool beans. nice clean installation. ?did you fabricate the strip yourself or is it "store bought"? Store bought ones seem to have multiple piercings of the hull with the bolts passing through bolted to a copper backing plate which is then connected to the mast etc. ? Did you do it that way?
I just bought the strip of copper and "borrowed " some bronze 3 inch bar stock from work and turned that into washers, then ran the thick copper cable from bolt to bolt and to the mast and lifeline stancheon.

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