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Venti

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Rigging
« on: June 29, 2018, 01:55:43 PM »
Looks like I have original aluminum mast with wire/braided line main halyard. I need to replace shrouds, main halyard and jib halyard does anyone have specs.

Should I keep the wire/braid combo?

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Bryan
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Re: Rigging
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2018, 07:11:54 AM »
U20 Standing Rigging dimensions – original Ballenger aluminum mast
from Don Corey on 6/11/18 – dimensions may vary from boat to boat. Before ordering confirm
these dimensions against boats existing rigging.

Upper shrouds:
5/32” wire x 27’- 3 Ό” from T-ball swage bearing surface to end of swage stud for Ronstan Sealoc
turnbuckle.

Lower shrouds:
5/32” wire x 14’- 3 3/8” from T-ball swage bearing surface to end of swage stud for Ronstan Sealoc
turnbuckle’.

Forestay lower:
5/32” wire x 25’- 9 7/8” from C/L of 5/16” pin of custom marine swage eye to C/L of Ό” pin of aircraft
swage eye. Custom marine swage eye at bottom of forestay has two 3/8” ID loops made of 3/16” wire
welded to side of eye.

Forestay upper:
4mm Alps “xxx” strand 1x7 wire x 11 1/8” from T-ball swage bearing surface to C/L of Ό” pin of aircraft
swage eye.

olyjeff

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Re: Rigging
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2018, 11:59:51 AM »
Where can you purchase the custom marine swag eye? or who can make a whole new forestay?

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Re: Rigging
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2018, 01:08:18 PM »
You would need to work with a rigging shop like APS or SD Boatworks or whatever is closest to your location.

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Re: Rigging
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2018, 03:53:10 PM »
Don Corey had some of the lower fitting for making a forestay. I bought one from him about 2 years ago. If he is out you will need to get one custom made. Most machine shops could make one. Just start with the lower fitting from APS or Mauri pro sales.

Mark
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Re: Rigging
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2018, 01:08:15 PM »
Hi all,

I was talking with Ryan at SD Boatworks today.  He is building me some new lowers.  They can make the forestay if you need one.

Contact info:
(619) 592-8682
ryan@sdboatworks.com

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Re: Rigging
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2018, 10:41:16 AM »
Does he work for beer?
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Re: Rigging
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2018, 10:57:06 AM »
Hah!  At one time, I think that was true.   8)

Got a pro gig now!