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post #2 of Old 05-31-2006
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Some do. The idea is to provide a sharp leading edge like a stay would.

Frequently they rust. If you decide you want this have them use a very low stretch line (like spectra) instead. You won't save much money over wire, but you won;t have the rust problem and the sail will stow more easily.

We've flown them with wires and without. We prefer with.
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