Re: Spring lines and cleats
I put the Schaefer T-Track cleats on my boat back in '08 and they've held up VERY well.
Yes there are cheaper plastic alternatives. But think about the load on one of these during a storm. You want something that is solidly built, this isn't the place to save money.
Schaefer Mid-Rail Chock / Cleat, $92 at Defender
95 Catalina 30 Island Time
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