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06-26-2011 05:35 PM
jackdale Rope clutch or sheet stopper

Sheet Stoppers & Rope Clutches
06-26-2011 03:18 PM

Thanks to both of you.
06-26-2011 02:22 PM
SlowButSteady Rope clutch or line stopper.
06-26-2011 01:53 PM
proflyer I call it a clutch
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")

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