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 Post subject: Batten String
PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:21 pm 
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What size and type of string should I use on the end of the battens? thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Batten String
PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:19 pm 
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The line guide shows: 1/12" Flag Halyard x 1'6" 8 ea.
Hobie Line Guide

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 Post subject: Re: Batten String
PostPosted: Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:46 am 
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BRAIDED POLYESTER CORD - 2mm (3/32”) WHITE 161910. Buy a continuous length from Salty Dog Marine (.10/ft) and cut as needed. This is not a common size at hardware/home stores or marine suppliers. You can drive all over town and never find it.


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 Post subject: Re: Batten String
PostPosted: Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:16 pm 
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I am in the UK so purchased the following from ebay.co.uk

Dyneema 2mm Various Colours English Braids Per 10 Metres
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251320330518?var=550278355676&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

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