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Re: halyard lines




You are right about any low streach is fine I think you went a bit overboard
with 3/8" line. I feel 5/16" is fine. I stock 5/16" red and green as well as
white with either a green or red tracer.
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: "DJ Nestrick" <djnestrick@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <sanjuan23@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 6:34 AM
Subject: Re: halyard lines


> David,
>
> I went through the same process last year when I first
> purchased Amarillo. I was going to do all this
> research and find the cheapest place.... Then my wife
> decided our halyards needed to be certain colors so
> everything was "pretty"  :)  I think she was also
> looking for color-coding so it was easy to remember
> which line went to where as well but the "pretty"
> comment is what I remember most.
>
> I ended up just going down to the local marine surplus
> store with her and looking around. I think it's 3/8",
> low stretch (and very pretty!). Each halyard was $25.
> You will certainly pay more at West Marine. And,
> unless you are doing some serious racing, just about
> any low-stretch line will work, especially if you are
> conscientious about inspecting the running rigging
> regularly.
>
> DJ Nestrick
> Daytona Beach, FL
> SJ-23 Amarillo
>
> --- "DB27513 (David)" <db27513@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Can anyone shorten my research?  I need to replace
> > the main halyard on
> > my  SJ23.  Looking at the selection of lines on West
> > Marine is mind
> > boggling. Does anyone know what the standard
> > diameter, kind, and length
> > is needed for the main haylard?  Whats a good
> > price/foot?  Any online
> > places to get it cheap?
> >
> > Thanks much
> > David Backus
> >
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