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Re: Furler recommendation?

Originally Posted by tdw View Post
Womboat furler that blew apart is a Furlex. in reality all that happened was the outer cover was UV degraded and it disintegrated. Replacement parts were not all that expensive and took ten minutes to fit. Although I bought replacements for both the inner and outer stays the inner is still the original and seems fine. I guess it is less exposed to the sun.
Andrew B
For some bizzarre reason I thought it was the Harken.. oh well, they're both black.

The Furlex does seem like a good unit - and that I can understand the Manual is a bonus. I'll be down there this arvo with the sailmaker to talk about adjustments to the headsail... then I get to go sailing again.


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