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Re: Argument over Replacing Rigging

When I bought my 22 footer (I was single at the time), I considered it a training boat not just for learning how to sail but learning how to fix stuff that broke. I didn't pay that much for the boat and I thought that if I screwed up fixing something then I would have learned something without being out a lot of money and I could still sail it. If you intend to some day move up to a larger boat, which means higher costs in maintenance should you pay someone to do it for you, you might consider using your Capri as an investment in learning. It's really a good feeling being confident enough to have a better idea of when to pay someone and when to do it ourselves.
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My M25 has the original standing rigging that was installed at the factory. The starboard shroud has a kink in it so I'm replacing it all. But I'm going synthetic over steel.
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Re: Argument over Replacing Rigging

Originally Posted by DRFerron View Post
How about just rebedding the chainplate that you feel had an issue? We replaced our standing rigging on our 22 footer. I didn't think it was that expensive. A "loose wire" would certainly be a reason to replace the backstay in my opinion and if I was going to replace that, I'd just replace all the rigging at the same time.
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