Stus-List [EXTERNAL] Re: Source for replacement lifelines in Toronto?

Della Barba, Joe Joe.Della.Barba at ssa.gov
Mon May 13 06:27:41 EDT 2019


AFAIK dyneema is no longer legal for lifeline use. I used bare stainless.

Joe
Coquina
C&C 35 MK I

From: CnC-List [mailto:cnc-list-bounces at cnc-list.com] On Behalf Of Alan Liles via CnC-List
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: Stus-List Source for replacement lifelines in Toronto?

I like my Dyneema lifelines for all the same reasons as Jerry, plus it’s easy to splice yourself thus making it cheaper still to install.
I read that chafe is an issue but it’s easy to check any chafe points and I’ve never found a problem. I don’t have any 250 lb crew on the rail, mostly, so there is that.
Cheers, Al
C&C 37/40, Elendil.
North Van, BC

On May 12, 2019, at 6:19 PM, Jerome Tauber via CnC-List <cnc-list at cnc-list.com<mailto:cnc-list at cnc-list.com>> wrote:
I would replace with Dyneema, super-strong , greater strength for its diameter than wire, easy to splice, lightweight, feels good to the touch (doesn't cut into your back), easy to inspect, needs fewer fittings than wire, low-stretch, doesn't chafe sheets and sails, costs less and looks better.

See https://www.sailmagazine.com/diy/know-how-replacing-lifelines<https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=127417f0-4ee24655-12743e87-0cc47adc5e34-c6bc0f2d54d22c86&q=1&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sailmagazine.com%2Fdiy%2Fknow-how-replacing-lifelines>.  Jerry
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