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post #6 of Old 11-14-2006
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It seems to me that with twin backstays you will pretty well have to get to the masthead before you could mount the adjuster block sets shown above. Also with the more acute angle between the stays, you'd likely need more travel to get the tension you need. Multiply that by the 6 or 8:1 tackle and that's a lot of line.....

Seems to me you may be stuck going to a single backstay with a split to be able to make good use of these types of rigs.
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