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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:39 pm 
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My wire main halyard parted. I found halyards on eBay with both ends with the proper fittings.
I haven't dropped the mast yet so I'm wondering if the ready made eye on the halyard will fit through the closed sheave.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 10:44 am 
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Hi shippilot,I don't think so.I replaced my broken sheave years ago and if I remember the halyard eye doesn't go through.If you're installing a new one the eye shouldn't be crimped at one end for that reason.You will need to crimp it yourself if you have the tool or bring the mast head in to a sail shop.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:37 am 
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Thanks. I bought the crimping tool and did the fix.


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