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Greyhound37

Best top down furler for a 88

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Harken, Selden, other?

Options, advice? 

Many Thanks!

 

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Wish I could answer that definitively for you, maybe next year. I just ordered an FX2500+ with top-down swivel for next year's new sail. It got high marks from my rigger and sail maker.

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Happy with our Selden on our J/120 for the Code 0.  Not sure what it could do, to be better.

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Roleur,

Am I correct that you can use any A sail on the Selden system? 

 

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1 minute ago, Greyhound37 said:

Roleur,

Am I correct that you can use any A sail on the Selden system? 

 

Only a laminate Code 0.  

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Karver

Look super well made, bit pricy but I reckon they worth it. Can use same furler for top down and bottom just swap sails.

Selden does same but not as elegant. 

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Normally I would say the most expensive you can afford! However I think the new Harken reflex with interchangeable tack terminals looks to be a good product and being harken it shouldn’t be the most expensive but I’ve not checked. The ability to swap from a top down furled asymmetric to a bottom up furled code 0 on the same drum appeals a lot

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I use the Harken with few problems for both asyms and a code 0 but watch out for the o ring pull jamming in the bottom mechanism.  Happens rarely but it does happen.  Anybody figure out a solution to that? I use duck tape or a velcro strap to secure.

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