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post #23 of Old 11-16-2006 Thread Starter
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loose footed Main

Forgive my ignorance around this subject matter, but when reefing, can you just use the cheek blocks and system that already exists on the boom...basically just the same old drill as with a bolt-rope main? I have heard two arguments (one for and one against) concerning lashing the reef lines around the boom. Never done this, but know a few who have. How would this create more stress on the maine vursus using the blocks and outhauls? HELP!
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