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Old 11-09-2014, 18:48   #31
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Re: Mast steps

oops - forgot to mention - The other annoying thing about mast steps is that they can do a great job of trapping external halyards - you dont usually see this happen until you're at sea in a dirty blow. I've run some thin rope up the outer edge of mine but they still occasionally cause problems.
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You might want to look into Mast Mate, Mast Mate Home As long as you have a halyard it is an option.
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oops - forgot to mention - The other annoying thing about mast steps is that they can do a great job of trapping external halyards - you dont usually see this happen until you're at sea in a dirty blow. I've run some thin rope up the outer edge of mine but they still occasionally cause problems.
I understand what you are getting at with the thin rope idea, it sounds great!
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