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Old 03-04-2016, 01:09   #16
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Re: UNinsulated Backstay for HF Radio

Originally Posted by belizesailor View Post
Yes, that was an advantage for me too. All gear is quite close together with no long runs. Tuner is in an interior locker within 2' of the chain plate where attached.

And for me (cat), no short loop via spreader, since there is no spreader...just a big fat long side stay.
Well, it's out for me in any case because I have no way to run the ground strap from there. Backstay it is.

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