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Backstay Diameter

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Apr 3, 2009
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Hunter 34 Milwaukee
Does anyone know what the lower backstay diameter is on the Cat 30 ? The boat is a 100 miles away and I want to know if my backstay adjuster will work from my Hunter.

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Mar 11, 2010
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Catalina Tall Rig/ Fin Keel Deale, MD
I just bought standing rigging from Catalina Direct. Backstay is 1/4" wire and split bridle pair is 3/16" wire (316 SS from ALPS, internationally sourced, they say Korean built and not Chinese)). I will note that the backstay eye they built, uses a 1/2" pin and the bridle pair eyes are 5/16"pins. Here's the funny part: the Backstay Tang upper hole is 3/8" and the lowers are 5/16". So, the backstay 1/2" eye requires a smaller 3/8" pin to hold it in the tang! Conversation with them is, yeah, that's OK....

Rob
 
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