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Old 10-15-2012
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Re: Jib furler is hard to furl since putting up new sail...ideas?

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Originally Posted by Brent Swain View Post
My halyard block is welded to the top of the extrusion, and I take the tail away, and tie the halyard to the drum, after the sail has been hoisted. Then I tighten it with a downhaul on the drum. A friend, who worked in a riggers shop, said a lot of people were doing this, and getting away from the halyard swivel althogether.
this will not work on internal halyards and puts a lot wear on the block swivel which will eventually fail
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