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Old 08-06-2010, 05:02   #1
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Anyone Using Monitor Windvane ?

I'm new to the Monitor (had a Hydrovane for years but changed boats).
When connecting the steering lines to the wheel, the manual shows a recommended knot. I don't care for it much, and it's not easy to make neatly in Spectra. Also I find it difficult to get enough slack out of the system.

How's everybody else doing it?
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Old 13-06-2010, 13:51   #2
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Instead of a knot, try:

Hitchcraft - Home of the rope tie (ropetie)

or similar.

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