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post #44 of Old 10-02-2012
Brent Swain
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Re: 35 year old standing rigging - but rigger says it's ok

It's far easier to determine the conditiion of galvanized rigging with a visual than with stainless. You can replace galv rigging ten times as often, for the price of replacing stainless.

Brent Swain, Boat designer, Builder, and author of "Origami Metal Boatbuilding"
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