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Re: Swaged Ball end stop fittings?
Originally Posted by blackflagsailor
I am sailing a 14' dinghy. Not a big cruiser. Not sure if the setup is different on larger boats. I have a length of steel rope with a captive pin shackle that attaches to the sail head. At the opposite end there is an eye. I use a length of yacht rope shackled to the eye of the steel wire rope for a downhaul to hoist the sail.
If there is a shackle at the head of the sail and an eye at the other where does the ball fitting go?
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