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Old 12-21-2012
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Re: Sailrite LS-1 or LSZ-1?

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Originally Posted by ereiss View Post
Sailrite says the only difference is that the LSZ will do zig-zag. At this time I can't see doing sail work, if that were the case has anyone found a reason to have zig zag other than sail repair or construction? Don't want to be penny wise but a Boat-Buck is a Boat-Buck.

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I recommend the LSZ. I don't do much sail work, but right after I purchased my new sails, a slug caught and I used the winch and RIIIIP! I got some heavy Dacron and sewed a small patch with my LSZ-1 (the blue one) then put a new grommet and it was better than new. I also put zig zag on edges someties to make the piece look better. It's worth the extra money in my opinion. I put the heavy duty balance wheel with the hand crank and did some "Armageddon" sewing without electricity a few weeks ago just to see if I could - it worked great.
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