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post #5 of Old 12-06-2010
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Originally Posted by billdre View Post
J,
you have a great memory, that is how the rigging is done.
Using the halyard as a counter tension support is really good. When I said I was going to loosen two shrouds, what I meant was opposing pairs and your details take that thinking into account. Thanks, this is exactly what I was hoping to hear.
Bill
OK glad to help. I would not remove both the uppers (port and starboard) without a halyard in place of each (on our boat we'd use the main and spinnaker halyards). I would have no problem removing the lowers on both sides.

Hope that helps!
-J

1984 Sabre 34 Mk I
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