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post #25 of Old 06-22-2013
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Re: Back stay boom supporter broke - now what?

Originally Posted by TakeFive View Post
A topping lift doesn't need to ever be disconnected. You just loosen it if you want your boom a little lower. That's why it's so much better than the pigtail off the backstay.

I'm not saying that a boomkicker isn't a good thing - just that your comment makes it sound like you may be misuing your topping lift.
I have the pigtail off the backstay, it gets disconnected
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