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Old 12-10-2009
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Originally Posted by Sanduskysailor View Post
Rings on shroud turnbuckles suck!. I had a sheet catch on one and pull it out detaching the shroud!. Quick crew action and a panic tack back so we saved the rig.
Can you help me visualize what exactly happened?
If the ring got pulled out what made the turnbuckle un-wind about 10 turns to come about.

Did the ring get pulled out then after a few hours the turnbuckle loosened.
That's all I can figure?
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