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post #3 of Old 07-12-2010
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Originally Posted by mattu View Post
I really want to fit the MacGregor 26D that I just bought with a jib furling rig. The ones advertised on the site are more that what I paid for the boat!

Does anybody know of a place where I could be an inexpensive roller furling jib system?
I'm new to sailing, and learning much everyday I'm on the lake, but I still haven't figured out why furling systems are so darned expensive! Sure, I know well-engineered, machined gear is expensive, but crow! These seem simple in design and construct. Why the hefty price?
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