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post #6 of Old 08-27-2012
Frogwatch
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Re: Replace standing rigging?

When the standing rigging on my S2 was 24 yrs old I thought it was OK until I decided to REALLY look close at it. I lightly sanded some brown spots that looked like faint rust and then examined them with a 10X magnifier. DANG, cracks on the lower fittings where the wire goes in. Of course, I replaced them. The cracks were not visible to the naked eye.
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