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post #3 of Old 12-12-2011
joeording
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Does your boom end cap have a sheave? It may be designed for an internal outhaul tackle. Or you could use microblocks and smaller diameter but high breaking strength line for an external outhaul. That's the setup I have, two micro triples (one with becket), giving me lots of mechanical advantage.

I don't think the outhaul is normally under tremendous amounts of stress, unless you've got a loose-footed main.


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