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Windex off the bowsprit #168920
02/20/09 10:32 AM
02/20/09 10:32 AM
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All,

I'm about to put on a Black Max removable windex on my bowsprit. Has anyone done this, and are there any lessons learned on placement/mounting?


Regards,

C.
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Re: Windex off the bowsprit [Re: Strategery] #168945
02/20/09 12:13 PM
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Your spin will snag on it if you put it out there. I would use a tale tail taped to the fore stay if I were you.


Andrew
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Re: Windex off the bowsprit [Re: Wing nut] #169091
02/21/09 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Wing nut
Your spin will snag on it if you put it out there. I would use a tale tail taped to the fore stay if I were you.


Yep. I've learned to sail entirely from the tales on the sail, and a couple pieces of cassette tape off of the bridles. Some put tape on the shrouds, I don't because I know I'm too lazy to look up. wink

Re: Windex off the bowsprit [Re: Karl_Brogger] #169125
02/22/09 02:35 PM
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Disagree with you guys - sorry. There's no problem with a windex on the pole. I've never had a snag and I've had one there for the last 4 years......

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Re: Windex off the bowsprit [Re: Jalani] #169165
02/23/09 09:03 AM
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All...I looked at it and it just made me uncomfortable, so I gave it to a buddy who is a laser sailor.


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C.

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