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Old 09-09-2009, 14:45   #1
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Lifeline Gate

I want to install a gate in my life line and and am looking for any input and also a good source for the pieces. I don't know if it is possible or not, but it seems I could use the existing lines and just install the appropriate fittings. It is about six feet between stanchions.
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Old 09-09-2009, 18:49   #2
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If your wire life lines are are at all questionable, or if you want an easy and cheap way to save weight. Get some 1/4" Dynex, or Spectra, or Amsteel. Depending on how much you need you can get it for $1 or so a foot. The splices to make eyes is easy. You can get a set up for a gate that would work as good as any wire I bet. It will be a good weight savings and much nicer on the hands and backs....Lot of examples of rope replacing wire on my boat here.......:-)
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