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post #15 of Old 12-29-2010
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Originally Posted by Kiltmadoc View Post
rjg23, thank you VERY much, that's exactly what i was looking for and helps greatly in making a purchase decision.

Rigging And Hardware - Rigging Only's Online Store will be getting my call as soon as they are back from vacation.
I replaced my main halyard with VPC last year a like it a lot. I don't think VPC would work for sheets but its great for low stretch applications like halyards where you only handle it putting the sail up and taking it down.

I would advise you to check if your clutches will accept a line one size smaller and if they will consider going with the smaller line. I used the same size and with VPC's low stretch properties feel like I could have saved some weight aloft going with a size smaller and still had less stretch than with lower performance line.

I plan to replace my jib halyard with VPC this winter and I for sure will go one size smaller on it assuming it works with my clutches.

s/v Palmetto Moon
1991 Catalina 36
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