Precisely why I asked here at sailnet. Where I know I'll get good feedback from folks I've come to "virtually" know and trust.Well that has been around a long time and you can find out more on it by people more reliable than a bikini wearing blogger with some research
I had galvanized wire on my old gaffer and replaced it with the same in NZ some years later. It was spliced into loops to go around the mast aloft and around thimbles at the turn buckles. We used a mix of white lead paste, turpentine and bee's wax to coat it and it never rusted.Re: Good bang you bucks or just nuts???
It really was not..not that I mind seeing the bikini I was embarrassed when that thumbnail displayed on the post......I had never heard of using galvanized cable for rigging....I just had to know what everyone here thought about their cost-cutting