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Re: Replacing standing rigging
Pulling the mast is always a good idea. Another reason, if your halyard is frayed, is to check and/or replace the sheaves, which on some boats is ismply impossible to do with the mast up.
Stu Jackson, Catalina 34, 1986, M25 engine, Rocna 10 (22#), Maple Bay, BC, Canada