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post #9 of Old 09-21-2012
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Re: 35 year old standing rigging - but rigger says it's ok

There's one very important data point missing...fresh water or salt water.

I was having a chat with a very experienced rigger. He said he has NEVER seen a failure of a rig on a boat always kept in fresh water going back to 70's vintage boats; unless caused by damage or other error.
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