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Old 30-05-2010, 20:18   #1
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Hank Sizes ?

Hello you brainy people you. Does anyone know what sizes hanks come in?? I can buy some size 3 but what is that size?? I want it to go around 11mm wire. I have a staysail with piston hanks & (Murray 2) stamped on them & they fit so is 3 bigger or smaller?? thank you.
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Old 30-05-2010, 21:12   #2
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Took a five to go up and down a 5/16" stay. The smaller fit but got in bind while trying to raise.
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A Size 2 Jib Hank is suited to a maximum 12mm forestay.
Size 3 are larger than 2, and are suited to max. 15mm wire.
Here ➥ http://www.kokkotas.gr/PDF/pages79_80.pdf
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There ya go, Thanks Gord. I didn't know if the sizes went up or down. Great. Thanks all for your input everyone, as usual. keep that luff tight.............Paulo.
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