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  1. ... another breaking strength thread

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    Hey all, I have a mirage 27 and I've replaced the main hayl with 5/16 Samson XLS. I like that diameter as it stacks nicely. Anyway, the breaking strength is 3500 Lbs. I also picked up a 3/16 Ronstan locking halyard shackle to go along with it. The shackle looks a little smaller in my hand than...