SailNet Community - View Single Post - Boomkicker or Solid Vang
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 09-29-2011
Faster
Just another Moderator
 
Faster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 17,434
Thanks: 119
Thanked 385 Times in 365 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Boomkicker provides boom lift but no vanging action.... rigid vang does both. So when pricing factor in all the necessary parts (though you can reuse an existing tackle vang with a boomkicker)

Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Faster is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome