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post #13 of Old 03-06-2013
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Re: recommendations for halyard attachment??

Originally Posted by deltaten View Post
as clarification.....
the shackle/splice issue is to attach the rope halyard to the wire halyard.. not the sail/s. Existing rig has/had snap shackles and HB shackle for attachment to head/s. Simply looking for advice on easy; but semi-permanent attachment of control lines.

Why not go to all rope halyards? There is no good reason for wire halyards on a 27' boat - they are a leftover from the days when wire stretched less than rope.

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