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Re: Micro Boomkin question

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  • meier.denis
    Thank you all, fairlead it is. Denis
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 15, 2012
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      Thank you all, fairlead it is.
      Denis

      --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "David" <dir_cobb@...> wrote:
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      > From my experience with Oldshoe I would favour the fairlead.
      >
      > I found the lashed block invariably snags at the wrong moment. The only problem with fitting a fairlead is doing it in such a way that you can still bring the boomkin onboard from inside. It is much easier than reaching over the top of the transom to remove it...
      >
      > David
      >
      > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Joe T" <scsbmsjoe@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I think a fairlead is the way to go. Place it as far toward the end as feasible to minimize the chance of fouling the sheet under the boomkin. Looking at some old photos of my Oldshoe, I see I used a block lashed through a hole. I got a set of blocks free from my son who was doing some photos for a distributor. Doing it again I would use a fairlead.
      > >
      > > Joe T
      > >
      >
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