Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Alberta, Canada
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I think the generally accepted spare replacement for standing rigging these days is a coil of Dyneema - such as Amsteel.
UV stable; coils nicely and fits in anywhere; stronger than steel; splices easily as it's single braid!
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