Originally Posted by avazquez
Previous owner always used them but said they were a real pain when they were cable. He replaced them with spectra which wont stretch. Right now I am not using them but I do notice some pumping in the mast
when on a beat. I will install them next week but made out of spectra also. My plan is to make them as short as posible so I can get them out of the way to the base of the mast
when going down wind
I know what you mean. They were always in the way. I was starting to get confused as to how to use them...surely they can't be that much trouble!
BTW do you have the older lewmar
blocks on your traveler?