C22 Lower Aft Stay

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C22 Lower Aft Stay

Postby okchance » Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:41 am

Needing 1 lower aft stay for my C22. Anyone have one for sale or know of a place to get one? I've got a couple of broken wires in my starboard one.
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Postby astrorad » Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:42 pm

I bought all of my standing rigging from Seco South, 2111 34th Way,
Largo, FL 33771 phone 727-536-1924
They had me send the old rigging after I had it adjusted with the mast up.
The rigging they supply is top notch stuff...better than original.
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Postby okchance » Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:28 pm

Was hoping to find a used one to save a little money. However, I may have to go that route.
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Postby Reality » Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:35 pm

check out this eBay ad. Says he's parting it out. http://www.ebay.com/itm/1977-Chrysler-2 ... x9&vxp=mtr

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Postby okchance » Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:48 am

Thanks, but I already checked. He got rid of them already.
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Postby jsa » Fri Oct 28, 2016 5:22 am

I replaced mine with Dyneema. It's just as strong and wear is more visible.

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Postby okchance » Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:36 am

How did you connect the dynema to the chainplate and to the backstay?
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Postby jsa » Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:57 am

Honestly, right now it's just tied to it with bowlines. I know this reduces the strength of the line by aprox 40%, but it was kind of a temporary fix at the time. I noticed some serious fraying on the lower backstay in the crimping and needed it replaced that day so I could still participate in a race. You may have to get a little creative with attaching it.

I'm probably going to replace my rigging and lifelines over the winter and may have a better answer for you then. I'm definitely using dyneema for the lifelines. I may replace the whole backstay assembly with dyneema and leave the shrouds and forestay as cable to have the use of turnbuckles. I just thought I'd throw it out there as a quick and inexpensive fix to get you back on the water. It worked for me.

I know a lot of people that are replacing all of their standing rigging with dyneema. A friend of mine just replaced all of his on his Corsair 24 with dyneema. It's lighter, stronger than equivalent size cable, doesn't stretch much, self-lubricates, doesn't degrade in UV, has great abrasion resistance, and floats. Also, if it does fail it doesn't fling ripped metal back at you.

Here is a cool video comparing dyneema and cable:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDJ3QjvRZT0


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