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I''m fitting a new forestay and am going to use a Norseman swageless fitting at the deck end, anyone got anything negative to say about this product? I read that it failed at 69% of wire strength on "This old boat" but that was in a straight pull test. Please advise your experience cos I''m fitting it in the next 2 weeks.
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i have norseman fittings on every wire on kimberlite.
we have been through a lot of heavy weather offshore and no problems. they also allow you to inspect the connection by opening them up any time you want to.
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Thanks Eric, that''s the kind of positive thing I needed to hear.
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