SailNet Community - View Single Post - Spectre rope
Thread: Spectre rope
View Single Post
  #18  
Old 01-02-2013
mitiempo's Avatar
mitiempo mitiempo is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
Posts: 7,065
Thanks: 0
Thanked 68 Times in 59 Posts
Rep Power: 7
mitiempo will become famous soon enough mitiempo will become famous soon enough
Re: Spectre rope

Quote:
Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
the wire goes for 15 years, 20 years, the rope maybe 8.

You have to factor in the cost x 2 because you'll have to replace it twice as often.
In the tropics wire has a life expectancy of 8 to 10 years max. Up north, especially in areas with much rain, 15 years plus.
__________________
Brian
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook