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Re: SSB Antenna wire attachment to the backstay

Originally Posted by hellosailor View Post
Bear in mind that any waterproof cover on stainless rigging is going to hide the rigging, prevent oxygen from reaching the stainless, and if it gets damp in there--the could cause crevice corrosion and failure.
Thus the guidance to pull the tape and inspect annually, just like you do with rigging tape (you do, don't you?) at the spreaders.

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