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post #9 of Old 12-31-2012
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Re: Spectre rope

Originally Posted by zz4gta View Post
You're asking yourself the wrong question. What is the line chafing on? Fix that. Chafe isn't good in any case.

For a trailer sailor synthetic rigging makes a lot of sense, not so much for the cruiser who doesn't go up the rig twice a year. Wire is a PITA when you're stepping a rig everytime you want to sail.
Trailer sailer use makes sense.

No way I can think of to avoid our jib sheets chafing against the forward diagonal stays as you tack a 135 genny.

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