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Old Jun 20, 2011, 04:28 PM
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Bob
Not sure I understand your question? Are you saying to put another sliding grommet ahead of the "A" sticker on the jib boom to let the connection float between the two grommets?

As you can see from the photos of the Super Nirvana project, Dennis has done what Templus was suggesting, only in a more refined way.

I am easily confused and am just wondering what benifit we'd get from doing that?

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Boomer,

I'm sorry, I did not recognize the line attaching the jib boom to the tie down via the grommet was in fact a "loosely tied" line [looked taught] (substituting for the) "electrical cable tie". This is where my foot got in my mouth.

However, yes, I was suggesting a second grommet, forward of the tag with the "A" on it and allowing the "electrical cable tie" to move between the two grommets. Of course a neatly tied line would 'look' nicer and accomplish the same thing. Sounds too sloppy now that I've been informed the picture is of a "loose" line between the deck and the grommet.

That's a newbie for ya!

Bob
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