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Old 03-06-2014, 19:21   #1
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Question from Dovekie, I would like to hear opinions on securing the spreaders to the shrouds ss wire, black marline, tape combination?? Thanks
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Re: Spreaders

First I would not use tape in any solution. I don't think it is ever a good idea to tape or tightly wrap stainless as it can trap water and cause crevice corrosion.

Not the prettiest solution but a simple stainless U-clamp on the wire above and below the spreader will reliably hold it in place. Just make sure the legs are turned inboard to avoid damaging the sails.
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