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What is the best/cheapest place to get running rigging

Hi,

Just wanted to know what the best/cheapest place you guys/gals have found to get running rigging. West Marine seems to have inflated prices. Do you all mail order? Any ideas?

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Defender.com for me.

I met a guy who used lines from Home Depot
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I second Defender. I just bought a halyard and sheets and after extensive comparison, Defender was the best deal.
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I wouldnt get running rigging from Home Depot but I found some really cheap dock lines there.
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I have bought halyards and sheets from Defender - both high tech stuff that needed a core splice and dacron double braid. Only disadvantage is you need to know what you want as you have to specify line type/material, diameter, length, eyes and splices needed, etc. May be a bit much for the new sailor, though catalog has some good guides to help. Their rigger seems to do nice work.
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I've used the Ship's Store and Rigging, located at my marina, since I believe in supporting our local riggers. Whether a daysailer or a Maxi, they have everything you'd need to rig your sailboat and are trusted by world class sailors. I've also found their prices to be competitive with the discount shops, like Defender.
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Does anyone use Ebay for their running rigging? I have looked a few times, but never pulled the trigger.
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I believe the name is riggingonly.com but you might google that. Professional quality, one of the few places I have been able to find isomat stuff, prices not too bad, and pro quality hardware.
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Running rigging

Try Cajun Trading in Nova Scotia. Before you tune this out as too distant, I'm in Southern California and just got a new spinnaker halyard from them (I chafed through the old one) delivered to my door at about half the price WM wanted for just the line. I rigged my whole boat with their line a few years ago after the WM stuff went to pot way too soon. Take a look at their website: cajuntrading.ca, I really highly recommend them.
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