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new boat, brass slides and alum track, slides are jamming at gate when attempting to raise; despite lubricant....any thoughts ( second boat with this arrangement- first boat I had to change the slugs..gets costly & why do I have to?)
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Does your mast have a long crane extension.
It sounds like the halyard pull is not properly aligned with the track.
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I'm not sure Dog would agree with the alignment issue. You should probably ask him though. He's very helpful.

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Doubt they much care, given the post is EIGHT years old. DUH!!!

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