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post #10 of Old 11-06-2007
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Originally Posted by zz4gta View Post
Mine is white, and has 2 tracks on it.
Sounds like a Tuff Luff foil. Should have stainless steel at the entries of each track on the bottom.

Originally Posted by zz4gta View Post
Just checked out online, and yes, it looks like a head foil / tuff luff extrusion. I don't have anything else, like the feeder or all the other junk for it.
You should have a prefeeder a few inches underneith. Will ease feeding the sail in considerably and result in less wear and tear on the luff. Here are a couple types: Schaefer - SS & Bronze Main Sail Pre-feeder 1/4 in. -1/2 in. Bolt Rope (6mm-13mm) (which is similar to what we have on our boat) and SIGNETMARINE Ultimate Prefeeder. Stainless steel headsail prefeeder. (Both sites chosen at random from the results of a Google search on "headsail prefeeder.")

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