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Thanks Faster, I'll have to look into the plastic hanks.
Well, maybe it's not 'racey' or something.. and I would certainly use proper small stuff.. but your technique there should work just fine. Maybe a couple of vertical turns between the sail and the stay, just to keep plenty of tension in the system (will help keep the sail from sliding up/down the stay, as well as keep the knot from shaking out).
I don't know.. I mean, spend money if you want. But that will work fine (though the choice of small stuff is not something to ignore.. what are you using now?)
Yes, that was some scrap line I had, and one of the reasons I took the anchor sail down tonight.
I have some 1/4 inch dacron that I'm using for the upper eye. I need to get something as robust for the lower eye.
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