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Re: Selden vs Lewmar
Selden makes first quality gear: masts, boom, furlers and most anything else they make. Very expensive for a reason. IMHO, the best.
Lewmar makes very good quality gear; winches, blocks, etc. the best in those product sets, but expensive. The Ocean winches are without compare.
Garhauer blocks are excellent, great value for the price.
So to a degree, it depends on what you are buying. For a traveller I would think Garhauer if they make what you need, or Lewmar if Garhauer not available.
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