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Old 04-02-2013, 20:47   #1
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I need to repair the gate hardware on my lifelines. Is the west marine hand swaging tool the right tool for the job?

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Old 04-02-2013, 20:58   #2
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No. Ugly crimps with that. Send them to a rigger.
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Old 04-02-2013, 21:37   #3
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Yup...I agree. Just had mine done at the rigger. Used existing gate closers and the cost was around $400...looks great.
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I need to repair the gate hardware on my lifelines. Is the west marine hand swaging tool the right tool for the job?

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Swages by the WM swaging machine have failed on me twice. That thing is useless.
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:42   #5
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Thanks. Didn't think I was up for the DIY on this. I'll get a rigger on it.

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