Of course, the block that had the separation problem was a stanchion mount turning block, which has a lot more force on it than does this design, since this design lets the line help hold the block in place.
Originally Posted by JohnRPollard
I found the design was just about perfect.
In my other thread SD cautioned about over tightening, and I mentioned that it had not been an issue. But I can see how it could be if you torqued them.
Don't use the long arm of the allen key. Just snug them with the short arm.
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