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post #10 of Old 04-24-2014
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Re: Control lines for Lewmar traveller size 2

Zz,

You are talking about a 8mm line with a working load of what 25-50lbs? Sort of using bungee cord stretch isn't going to be a concern.

Again I don't like any double braids for traveler lines since the cover and core always wind up twisting inside each other. But almost any single braid will work. I personally prefer lines that don't absorb water for travelers since they are always in the cockpit and get wet and stepped on. But the water thing is personal preference not required.

Any dyneema cored double braid is ridiculously over specced. Remember traveler lines have very low loads so they don't need the strength.

Greg
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