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Old 10-02-2012, 13:11   #1
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I've seen where some have had problems hoisting and lowering the main due to a problem with either the cars or the track. I have the same problem as did the original owner who sailed her 30k sea miles. My plan is to do a track insert from Strong(tm). Has anyone used this system or know anything about it? It seems like the cure.
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Old 10-02-2012, 13:12   #2
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Re: Mast Tracks

I have one and it is great. Sailed to the Caribbean and back. Would buy it again.
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Old 10-02-2012, 13:47   #3
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Re: Mast Tracks

Where did you get your setup and what was your $/ft? I've seen 27/ft so far.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:40   #4
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Re: Mast Tracks

I believe the Strong track is what J/boats uses. You would hear very quickly from a lot of people if it didn't work well.
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:04   #5
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I have a strong track from tides marine. you need to get the slugs that go with it put on your sail. The thing works like a charm. Let the halyard go and the sail drops instantly. I have a dutchman system so it drops nicely flaked on the boom.
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