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post #11 of Old 09-13-2011
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Thanks to knuterikt for correcting my mistake on counting mechanical advantage of a purchase (I SAID it was a long time ago...). However, gut feeling tells me that the load on the head of a mainsail is a lot less than mainsheet load? And does the boom act as a lever? Oh my, time to go back to the books...
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