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Date Posted: - Friday - 10/19/07 - 1:17pm
Author: Randall
Subject: hardware and stuff
In reply to: Steve M-32 Pyxis 's message, "Mule hardware" on - Friday - 10/19/07 - 9:54am

I've not done this yet, so this first answer is tentative, but

***re attaching tang to the triadic pin, I dont think so. I had a look at some photos I have of the masthead rig, and my original thoughts were wrong. The triadic stay connection is a fork end, so I dont think attaching a tang there would as smart as attaching to the TOP of the backstay bracket in essentially the same way the topnlift is attached. See photos.


***re mizzen, yes, the mizzen staysail halyard is the sheet for the mule or rather, the mule sheet is the mizzen staysail halyard--take your pick. :)

I dont think a weld on the bracket is necessary.

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Not sure these images are posting, but here goes:

Masthead bracket, looking at triadic (upper) and backstay (lower) connection points:

http://img88.imageshack.us/my.php?image=mastheadbracketfn4.jpg



Masthead bracket with hardware:
http://img218.imageshack.us/my.php?image=mastheadassemblywithharuw4.jpg

Storm Jib rigged as Mule:
http://img218.imageshack.us/my.php?image=stormjibasmulelo8.jpg




[url=http://imageshack.us][img=http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/1551/mastheadbrackethn6.jpg][/url]


[url=http://img223.imageshack.us/my.php?image=mastheadassemblywithharak9.jpg][img=http://img223.imageshack.us/img223/6020/mastheadassemblywithharak9.th.jpg][/url]

[url=http://img223.imageshack.us/my.php?image=stormjibasmulehf9.jpg][img=http://img223.imageshack.us/img223/1883/stormjibasmulehf9.th.jpg][/url]

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