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Free - I've got 30' of 1/4" Hi-test, spliced to 300' of 1/2" rode. Make sure you get the G4 Hi-test and not the new G7, it won't fit.
LOL... That's what I thought, or I was wondering what happened to your keel.... cause my boat is almost 4000 lbs... and I've got no keel on it... and your boat is a bit bigger than mine...
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Sailingdog, Gui, thanks. I just received today a gallon of mas epoxy and the medium hardener.
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Free - my cables run through my bilge (just under the floorboards).
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Thats the way I would most likely run the cables in the bilge. On my boat when I get near where my batterys are I have fiberglass braces that run port to starboard. they reinforce the bottom of the hull. I guess I would need to drill thur them.
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I, personally, don't like running wiring in the bilge... It can cause some serious problems when you really don't want them.

For instance, if you've got a hole in the boat, and are on the rocks, and trying to use the windlass to pull the boat off the rocks... having the wiring running through the bilge might cause the windlass to cut out at the least opportune moment... but that's just me...

Paranoia is a good thing when the ocean is out to get you...
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