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Old 07-20-2010
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I ran blocks on all stanchions, just because I figured it might reduce furling effort, reduce fraying and it might reduce the tension on the stanchions. Probably not a big deal if you have a straighter lead down the side, but on a boat as short as mine, the line curves at each stanchion:

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