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Old 05-20-2009
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Backstay won't stay for long

I have a 1977 Orion S&S 35. The fixed backstay's swaging is crackin. I was thinking of buying a long nut sta-lok and cutting the cable to fit. Or what about converting it to a running backstay? Would this benefit me or go against the design too much?
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