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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   09-02-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By vslslr
Finished Rigging

I made the new stays for my 14' sailboat.
The first picture is my cable cutting method. I've read lots on cutting cables but I've never heard anyone describe this method. I think it has to be...
Forum: Islander   08-25-2008
Replies: 20
Views: 11,143
Posted By vslslr
Hello Flyinmike! I just found your thread and...

Hello Flyinmike!
I just found your thread and wondered how your boat project was going. I own an Excalibur 26 also. We sailed it for three years and then I built a trailer for it and drug it home...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By vslslr
Cost isn't the main issue, although it's a...

Cost isn't the main issue, although it's a factor. I was thinking of this because I'm familiar with this tecnique, and comfortable with it (just uncertain as to it's adaptability to standing...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By vslslr
Thanks for the reply. Yes, the sleeves are...

Thanks for the reply. Yes, the sleeves are copper. This may be why folks don't use them. But I see lots of running rigging cable to rope splices done this way.
I once made a cable with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-24-2008
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By vslslr
Rigging Replacement

Hello SailNet Community!
I want to replace the standing rigging on my sailboat and I was wondering why nobody uses the Nicopress style compresssion sleeves to do this job.
I want to be able...
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