Join Date: Jan 2003
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Re: Harken VS Lewmar
Ours has been the most reliable furler we've owned.... Zero maintenance, furls great, reefs great and just works. It is extremely well engineered and designed. We've owned all of them at one point in time and of the big names, Harken, Pro-Furl, Schaefer, Hood, Furlex they are all pretty darn good.
When ours came out Harken tried a single core line. It was tough on the hands and rather greasy. One call to Harken and a newer better line was on the way, free of charge.
Harken is sweet stuff but very pricy. We use mostly Garhauer and but do have a bunch of Harken too. We have never had a single issue with any piece of Garhauer gear. Customer service is no where near as good as Harken but it is hard to beat the best....
-Maine Sail / CS-36T
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