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Originally Posted by peterchech View Post

I will prob be replacing all the rigging, including turnbuckles, this spring anyway but if I didn't have the money for that... how bad is this? Is this minor surface blemish or should I be genuinely concerned? (all the turnbuckles look like this)

(in case you can't see, there is a greenish copper-type corrosion on the outside of the turnbuckle)
The green is generally surface corrosion, but it's good to clean it all off and look for any small cracks.

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