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Dynema trap lines diameter? #288023
10/30/17 07:46 PM
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For using Dynema trap lines,what diameter of line do you use?

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Re: Dynema trap lines diameter? [Re: mmadge] #288026
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The ones on mine look like they are around 3mm


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Re: Dynema trap lines diameter? [Re: Mac McCallum] #288027
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Thanks Mac,nice to know there is other A Catters on this forum.

Re: Dynema trap lines diameter? [Re: mmadge] #288028
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I often wonder why it isn't used


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Re: Dynema trap lines diameter? [Re: Mac McCallum] #288029
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Seems like a lot of them use this chat site.
North American A-Class Catamaran Group
I have had some success with questions there but sometimes not.Maybe just bad questions on my part?

Re: Dynema trap lines diameter? [Re: mmadge] #288035
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I am using 3mm. I have used 7/64" spec 12 for 15+ ish years. With the spec 12, I kept the boat rigged up 24/7. I believe I changed them out once. Didn't have an issue, just changed before I did.


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Re: Dynema trap lines diameter? [Re: TexasTuma] #288037
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Yes mine are 1/8" and seem to be in great shape,only a couple years old.I also leave my mast rigged but our season is only May-Oct.Thinking they will probably be good for another year or so?

Re: Dynema trap lines diameter? [Re: mmadge] #288082
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Seems like most guys are now going to synthetic line even on there standing rigging.Makes sence for a lot of reasons.For myself Personnally,I like the convienice of being able to make up your own rigging.Also it is significantly cheaper.


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