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Re: Replacing 5/16 genoa sheets

So many ideas, all appreciated. Concerning budget, I'll spend more money if I'm confident that I'll be able to see a noticeable difference in the hand comfort, and in the weight of sheets in extremely light air, which we get around here in the summer. Of course I don't want to throw money away where I can't tell a difference on a 23 with 150 genoa.
I see differening opinions on what feels good in the hand.

Is polyester on polyester truly the best feeling and running line for hand held use? If I could get half the weight with equal hand that's the way I'll go. Color is a factor too, and I've been looking for red. Some don't come in red. Maybe I'm just slow, but this shouldn't be so hard.

Thank you for all the input.
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Re: Replacing 5/16 genoa sheets

We have XLS on our spinnaker sheets, we love it. The 5/16 XLS does come in red btw.
I am thinking of replacing our jib sheets with XLS now.
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Re: Replacing 5/16 genoa sheets

You looking for solid red or white w/ a red tracer/fleck?

MLX isn't that bad. Price out Endurabraid or other spectra cored lines.
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