Originally Posted by Paul Annapolis
That's great--nice big nuts on the center stud! If you are closing tomorrow this may be too late but I would recommend a thorough rigging inspection as most surveyors generally only do bare minimum cursory inspection of the rigging at deck
and eye level.
Uh, actually what I said sounds a little rude in retrospect, but it's accurate. The nut allows you to put an open end wrench on the stud and get some good leverage, without distorting the barrel of a conventional rigging screw. And, yes, I realize that you should adjust shrouds when they are unloaded, but sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.
In other words, I didn't mean to sound cocky.