Thread: Splice question
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:42 PM
SV Papillon SV Papillon is offline
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Deer Harbor
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Default Splice question


I used synthetic 11mm 12 strand line for my lower shrouds. They are brummel splices around the mast. I was unable to pre-load the splices. Is there a approximate set amount for a given line diameter for a brummel splice? I will most likely use a brummel for the lower splice as well and plan to make the eyes short with a shackel to the turnbuckle to allow for growth as the splices set.


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