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Re: [ksurf] Re: West Marine Leader Line

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  • Mel
    ... WHICH Spectra? West has at least 4 different types, all with different strengths in the same diameter. Only two of them are listed in 4mm, but there s a
    Message 1 of 2 , May 1, 2001
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      <steveseal1@...> wrote:

      > 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.

      WHICH Spectra? West has at least 4 different types, all with different
      strengths in the same diameter. Only two of them are listed in 4mm, but
      there's a BIG difference in their average breaking strengths (1300 for Spect
      Set II, but only 850 for Brite Lite).

      Mel
    • steveseal1@yahoo.com
      ... 20%) ... different ... 4mm, but ... for Spect ... Oh, sorry Mel. It s the Spectra with the 1300Lb breaking strength. Steve
      Message 2 of 2 , May 2, 2001
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        --- In kitesurf@y..., Mel <kitebord@p...> wrote:
        > <steveseal1@y...> wrote:
        >
        > > 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.
        >
        > WHICH Spectra? West has at least 4 different types, all with
        different
        > strengths in the same diameter. Only two of them are listed in
        4mm, but
        > there's a BIG difference in their average breaking strengths (1300
        for Spect
        > Set II, but only 850 for Brite Lite).
        >
        > Mel

        Oh, sorry Mel. It's the Spectra with the 1300Lb breaking strength.
        Steve
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