How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line?? - Page 2 - SailNet Community
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 13 Old 09-18-2013
Irrationally Exuberant
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 1,332
Thanks: 9
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 9
 
Re: How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line??

Quote:
Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
I have a Hood continuous line furler, really folks - this is it? I have to have a rigger come to my boat and make the splice in place?
Yep, has to be done in the presence of the furler--you have to run the line around and then splice it. I did this several years back on a Hood furler and it was made much easier by the video that Sailnetter Knothead made to walk me through it. You can see it here

Tom K

2000 Beneteau 331
Northern Chesapeake Bay

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy ~ Steven Wright
arf145 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 13 Old 09-19-2013 Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
jim7289's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Delaware
Posts: 25
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Re: How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line??

Thanks to all for advice, especially the videos. Over the years I have spliced many 3 strand lines, tapering the splice until it nearly disappeared and finished with a 'whipped' (was going to say 'whipping'...decided against) end.
After viewing the 'you tube' I'm going to pick up a fid and line and surprise my friend....a.k.a. friend with a boat.
Thanks
Jim
jim7289 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #13 of 13 Old 09-19-2013
Senior Member
 
overbored's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Dana Point, Ca
Posts: 1,190
Thanks: 1
Thanked 62 Times in 62 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: How Do I Replace a Cntinuous Furling Line??

this is a good video. I use Samson trophy braid as it is a bit rougher and does not slip on the drum. very easy to splice.

"FULL TILT II" 2011 BENETEAU FIRST 30
"FULL TILT" SOVEREL 33
"GOLD RUSH" PRINDLE 16
overbored is online now  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
The Following User Says Thank You to overbored For This Useful Post:
jim7289 (09-19-2013)
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Replace Diesel Fuel Line Bake81 Diesel 3 03-08-2013 07:32 AM
Scotty, (Replace Old DC Breaker Panel) When Will I Have My Warp Power On Line ? HighFly_27 Electrical Systems 4 11-09-2012 07:37 PM
How hard/$$$ to replace furling main with a proper battened one? EarthBM General Discussion (sailing related) 8 10-15-2010 07:58 PM
Unbreakable Furling Line... MedSailor Gear & Maintenance 17 05-22-2008 06:18 PM
How to make a furling line? MelSnyder Gear & Maintenance 5 06-22-2007 08:13 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome