Re: West Marine Leader Line
- --- In kitesurf@y..., kitesurfmn@y... wrote:
> Is anybody using line available at West Marine for leaders? Theyhad
> a 5mm spectra line called Brite Lite. I am building a center strapMatt
> from tubular webbing, and need some leader line to equalize lenghts
> with the Airiush leaders.
> Is it OK to connect both front lines to one piece of this 5mm
> spectra, or do I need a vee? The bar will be used on ARCs.
Per West Marine, the 4mm Spectra has a working load of 300lb (+or-20%)
when it will begin to stretch and will fail at 1200lb. I've been
using it for my leaders for an ARC setup. Steve