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Southron Spirit 09-05-2012 09:06 PM

spirit 23 jib halyard block ?
what block are you using for your jib halyard ? while my mast is down from the hurricane i thought i would look at replacing some stuff . well our west marine has nothing close to what is on there now .

i have two tired looking stainless steel harken blocks with no numbers on them . not a whole lot of places selling sailing gear where i live .
someone please recomend a good block to put on there

windyway 09-18-2012 01:37 PM

Re: spirit 23 jib halyard block ?
Did the hurricane take your mast down?? We need to see pictures of this please. Are you talking about the vertical blocks attached to the cabin, the horizontal blocks on the cabin or the blocks on the mast itself ?? Pictures would be nice.

Southron Spirit 09-19-2012 09:16 PM

Re: spirit 23 jib halyard block ?
no i took the mast down cyc asked us trailer sailors to remove our boats for safety . the block goes on the mast at the top . i will try and get a picture on thursday

windyway 09-19-2012 10:19 PM

Re: spirit 23 jib halyard block ?
Unless that block is seized completely, you'd be surprised at how well you can restore it. Especially if it's stainless. Clean it, grease it, & it''ll be good for another 20 years.

Southron Spirit 09-21-2012 09:35 PM

Re: spirit 23 jib halyard block ?
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the blue line block is pretty much trash , the red line block is pretty close to trash .

windyway 09-21-2012 09:41 PM

Re: spirit 23 jib halyard block ?
You should be able to get these almost anywhere?? Obviously just get ones to match the halyard diameter, any brand will do the job I would think.

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