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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:39 pm 
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I have a H18 and love it. Right now the people that owned it before me have put on a 6:1 harken system similar to my buddies on his H16. I was wondering if there was an easy way to convert this to a 7:1 system by adding an extra block somewhere in line?

If there is how should I reeve this system?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:47 pm 
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If it's the standard Harken low-profile 6:1 system typically used on the 16, then all you need to do is undo the knot where the mainsheet terminates on the dead eye above the cam cleat. Shackle a block to the dead eye. Then run the mainsheet through the new block and tie it off up on the boom. This will give you 7:1.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 4:50 pm 
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Thanks for the quick reply thats exactly what I was looking for.

Though where do you recommend tying the line too on the boom


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:09 am 
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Connect the upper triple block to the center boom bale and tie the mainsheet to the forward boom bale.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:37 am 
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They also make a side arm becket that you can install on the upper tripple block (you drill out and replace one of the rivets with it). Worked great on my H17Sport when I converted to 1:7. Next time you replace the main sheet you will also want to make it about 4 or 5 feet longer. :wink:


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