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I''ve recently purchased a Furuno SSB and plan to use my backstay for the antenna. Does anyone have an opinion on which type/s of insulators are on the market that are strong and have worked well for you. I have a Formosa 46.
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Navtec, Ronstan, both will get the job done. Navtec has swageless insulators so you can do it yourself.
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i chose the norseman insulators since all you need are a couple of wrenches to install. the norseman fittings can also be dis assembled to inspect the rigging wire and the connection.
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Thank you for your comments, it was a big help.
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