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Date Posted: - Tuesday - 01/ 9/07 - 9:31am
Author: Capt'n Mike
Subject: Shaft Seal and Rigging Size - TM 36 Ketch
In reply to: Terry "Matang" 's message, "What Size is Your Packing?" on - Tuesday - 01/ 9/07 - 12:25am

Hi Terry,

Gypsy Mariner has a Lasdrop dripless mechanical shaft-seal.

As for the rigging size: the main dual backstays and lowers are 1/4". The main forestay and uppers are 9/32". The triatic stay is 3/16". All of the mizzen rigging is 3/16". The bobstay is 3/8".

If I oversized anything, it would be the mizzen rigging wire from 3/16" to 1/4" - not really because it needs it, but to keep most of the standing rigging size uniform for repair purposes. I use Sta-Lok fittings.

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