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Old 07-01-2010, 06:42   #1
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Spreader Tip Corrosion

hello, i am replacing my standing rigging and would like a way to isolate the stainless wire from the aluminum spreader to prevent the corrosion. thanks chris
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I isolate the steel shroud from the aluminum spreader tip by wrapping the area of the shroud in a thin length of Teflon sheeting. I secure the shroud to the spreader tip with an Amsteel lashing line instead of Monel wire, and I leave the area open instead of covering it with a boot and use a roller above the tip attached to the shroud to protect the genoa from chafe.
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