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A couple of thought Denise. In addition to your 4:1, an additional 4:1 fine tune on your main sheet might be very helpful. If you haven't had the rig looked at and tuned, it's a good thing to put on the 'to do' list. Steering cables rarely if ever break unless maintenance has been deferred. Don't let yourself be in a position to have to worry about them. And about the new sails, did anyone from Bacon have a look at them while sailing after you bought them? It could be that you're still not able to flatten the main enough and there might be a need for a little re-cutting?.... just some thoughts.
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Denise, if you are putting off replacing your steering cables because of the price of Edson original parts then wait no longer. You don't need to use Edson's platinum plated cable. Take your old wire (or get the size from Edson), go to the nearest WM and build your own. You should be able to replace your cables and hardware for less than $50.
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