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WIRE SPEC FOR 4 INNER SIDE STAYS - RL28.
I am going to replace the above.
3 are a very flexible wire while one is much stiffer.
What should be the replacement?
MALCOLM MOIR 118.208.67.13822-Nov-2020    Edit    Delete 
Re: WIRE SPEC FOR 4 INNER SIDE STAYS - RL28.
My notes show I used 4mm 1x19 for the shrouds. However, if the boat is trailed you could use 7x7 as that will cope with flexing better when the mast is dropped, but is not as strong.
I don't have my RL28 any more but I don't remember 4 inner stays. The standard boats had 2 outer and 2 inner (see here, and optionally, a diamond at the top of the mast especially if using a spinnaker. The diamond was thinner (perhaps 3mm?) of 1x19 - no need for flexible wire here as the diamond is not removed for trailering.
Keith Merkley 118.209.225.10914-Dec-2020    Edit    Delete 

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