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post #5 of Old 10-03-2006 Thread Starter
carlosthedog
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Thanks for your suggestion Ray. It is a possibility I could do mine like yours even though the set up is different. I took some pictures of my deck and traveler. It doesn't show it well but the traveler is about 4" (10 cm) above the deck. I was thinking thinking of replacing the cam cleat with a bulls eye and mounting an upright lead block just below the traveler then run the line aft through either a clutch or cam cleat. The weakest point would be the lead block, I'd have to calculate the forces on it to ensure I got a strong enough one.
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File Type: jpg Traveler on port 3.jpg (84.1 KB, 78 views)
File Type: jpg boat deck 4a.jpg (76.6 KB, 74 views)
File Type: jpg traveler on Starboard 01.jpg (93.4 KB, 75 views)
File Type: jpg 29904118 Bulls Eye.jpg (7.8 KB, 75 views)
File Type: jpg RF78171 Upright Lead Block.jpg (13.4 KB, 75 views)
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