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post #14 of Old 09-22-2008
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Originally Posted by CharlieCobra View Post
I don't go that far. Too easy to break shyte when that happens. I'm still wondering how that ragged old ash and bronze block held up when we got pinned with the chute up that time.
You would have to inspect the block and see if there is any distortion or not.
If not distorted the block is fine. But if the schackle or any other part is distorted then replace that block.

In fact you should carry spare blocks on board for ready replacements as required by the weather.

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