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junkrig 06-26-2011 01:45 PM

Whaddya call...?
 
What do you call the gizmo that fastens flat to the deck, a line runs through it, and you press down on a lever to clamp the line in place?
(if you think this is bad, about half the time I can't remember the word "windlass"):o

proflyer 06-26-2011 01:53 PM

I call it a clutch

SlowButSteady 06-26-2011 02:22 PM

Rope clutch or line stopper.

junkrig 06-26-2011 03:18 PM

thanks
 
Thanks to both of you.

jackdale 06-26-2011 05:35 PM

Rope clutch or sheet stopper

Sheet Stoppers & Rope Clutches


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