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Old 11-12-2014, 17:27   #1
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Wire Rigging: calculating cable stretch

Wish I'd read this BEFORE replacing my shrouds.



Good reading from Loos & Co. PRIOR to your guesstimation cutting of that expensive replacement rigging wire.

How to Calculate Wire Rope and Cable Stretch


Maybe I should file this under "The Sailor's Confessional". Don't do what I did type thing.
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