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post #10 of Old 12-14-2013
capt jgwinks
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Hopefully the line is labeled a to what it's made of. You'll want dacron, but not nylon or poly propylene. Nylon is too stretchy, poly has no UV resistance. Other than that, the hardware store stuff should work fine on a dinghy. On small boats line diameter is determined by being able to handle it without cutting your hands, rather than breaking strength. It should be more than strong enough.
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