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post #44 of Old 01-05-2011
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Originally Posted by zz4gta View Post
What halyards did you decide on?
I went with the 3/8 inch new england ropes VPC with 5/16 inch wichard thimble headboard shackles on each halyard. The new halyards feel very nice and will look pretty on the boat.

I talked with the rigging guys and explained that we have a roller furler. He said to go with standard headboard shackle since there is no way to "quickly" bring down a roller furling sail like you would with a standard jib. That saved me some money too, since i am willing to use a shackle key to undo the furler shackle if i need to switch to a different sail for any reason.
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