{Stus-List} Flag halyard ideas?

Joe Eyermann jleyermann at optimum.net
Sun Jun 14 16:53:31 EDT 2009


Gavin,
Here are some sources:

http://www.apsltd.com/search.aspx?SearchTerm=sister+clips
http://www.defender.com/productsearchresult.jsp
http://www.layline.com/category/s
http://www.mauriprosailing.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?
http://shop.sailnet.com/advanced_search_result.php?query=&keywords=sister+clips&s=&do=process&sortby=lastpost&forumchoice=0&search=2&manufacturer_id=%3C%3F%3D%3F%3E
http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/SiteSearchView?catalogId=10001&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&keyword=sister+clips&Ntt=sister+clips&N=377+710&storeId=10001&Ntk=Primary+Search&ddkey=SiteSearch

Hope that helps you.  :-)
Joe

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gavin Peters" <gpeters at deepsky.com>
To: <cnc-list at cnc-list.com>
Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 9:29 AM
Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Flag halyard ideas?


> On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 07:48:58PM -0500, Bob Skene wrote:
>> MessageI seem to remember seeing flags having "sister clips" on 
>> each end.  They clip to each other in a certain orientation.
>
> I have these.  I treasure the ones I have: I can't find 
> replacements
> at chandleries here in the USA...  I'll have to stop by a marine 
> store
> when I'm next in Canada to look for one.
>
> - Gavin
>
>> Bob
>>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>>   From: Bill Coleman
>>   To: cnc-list at cnc-list.com
>>   Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 3:27 PM
>>   Subject: Re: {Stus-List} Flag halyard ideas?
>>
>>
>>   I use two methods -
>>
>>   My flag halyard has two brass snap hooks on each end, attach 
>> each end to the top and bottom of the flag, pull it up, tension 
>> and tie off.
>>
>>   I also have some of these, which are quite slick.
>>
>>   http://www.shopatron.com/product/part_number=1500/101.2
>>
>>
>>   Bill Coleman
>>   C&C 39
>>     -----Original Message-----
>>     From: cnc-list-bounces at cnc-list.com 
>> [mailto:cnc-list-bounces at cnc-list.com] On Behalf Of Dennis C.
>>     Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 4:11 PM
>>     To: CnC-List at cnc-list.com
>>     Subject: {Stus-List} Flag halyard ideas?
>>
>>
>>     I'm thinking about redoing my flag halyard.  I want more 
>> flexibility for different sized flags and more flags.
>>
>>     Right now my flag halyard has 2 pairs of brass snaphooks at 
>> set intervals which never seem to be right.  Also, the brass 
>> snaphooks add undesirable weight aloft.
>>
>>     As a former Navy member, I'm familiar with the system used 
>> on US Navy ships, which puts a single snaphook on the halyard 
>> and a ring to clip it to then the same on each flag.  The 
>> snaphook and ring are disconnected and flags are added as 
>> desired.  The halyard grows in length with the number of flags 
>> added.  This seems to work well.
>>
>>     Are there any other slick ideas out there?
>>
>>     Dennis C.
>>     Touche' 35-1 #83
>>     Mandeville, LA
>>
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