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Old 03-27-2011
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Originally Posted by MarkSF View Post
At the time I bought it, I thought stretchy would be a good thing. But now I think it means that, if it were to snap, there would be tremendous recoil.
The Idea of the Preventer it to keep the BOOM for making that Fast swing to the other side of the Boat so Stretch is not wanted, make the preventer the same as the Main Sheet as the load can be the same.
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