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Installing Rigid Boom Vang

has anyone installeda rigid Vang on an Irwin 30, and if so, what is the best make.
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Garhauer is solid and probable the most affordable of the serious solid vangs. I have one I will be installing soon.

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I would second the Gerhauer recommendation. Look here Garhauer Marine Hardware -668791


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Third the Garhauer recommendation. You do have to make a wire profile of the mast and boom for them though...but they're definitely the best for the buck.

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