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    Robline Fail

    Thought I would try a different  Line manufacturer, Rant: I purchased some Robine Dingy control line BLUE in color to go in some Blue cleats to replace a Blue line  and I got line with a blue core with a black cover.  yes it could be a navy blue cover but no it is black as black comes. Hey...
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    Randy Smyth Rescued

    http://www.sailingscuttlebutt.com/2018/03/04/hall-famer-randy-smyth-rescued/   Good to here he is OK
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    Harken Reflex Top Down Furler Anyone using one?

    Looks interesting. it uses SS braid in the torque rope and very low profile 2 to 1 tack fitting http://www.velasailingsupply.com/v/vspfiles/files/PDF/Harken/Harken-Reflex-Furlers.pdf
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    New England Salsa Braid

    Anyone been able to splice this line? how did you do it ? very dense line not like any other single braid that I have tried.
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    Lewmar Vs Spinlock line Clutch

    Do the Lewmars hold any better then the Spinlocks. I have Spinlock XTS on the halyards on my First 30 and they slip just the same as they do on most other boats I have sailed. Do the Lewmar DC 2 hold any better. Maybe the New Spinlock XTR will hold a halyard like they should.
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    Carbon Vs. Aluminum mast pros and cons

    High performance racing aluminum mast vs. a high performance Carbon racing mast on the same boat. Given a light 30' racer/cruiser, modern rig, swept back spreaders, what are the performance differences? will you feel the difference or will you need the instruments to see the .001 % difference...
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    Salsa Line

    I am looking for new line for my Harken windward sheeting traveler. I was thinking of using Salsa line by NER opinions?
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    Furler line

    I have a continuous line furler and looking for recommendations for what line to use in 8mm size . The line needs to be end to end spliced so it will feed smoothly through the furler
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