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When I hired "rigging experts" - the one thing I learned was that you do it manually and if it feels tight enough - in other words not to much slop - just enough hand / cable resistance to indicate some resistance ..probably good - check it after sailing if it feels sloppy - tighten a smidgen more... there really is no actual scientific procedure to the matter for most production boats...(that or I paid for a bunch of bad advice which has been known to happen)....
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If you are going to use a halyard or tape to measure the distance from masthead to each side of the boat...make sure the mast is centered! Measure from the mast base to each side of the boat to see that there are no anomolies in construction or mast placement!
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Also if you are measuring side to side make sure it is to a point equal distance from the bow, i was measuring to the chain plates only to find they were approx 2" off from each other ? bad build quality i guess.
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