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Old 27th August 2012, 07:46 PM   #4
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Hi Ken, you beat me by a few years. Congratulations !!

First I had a cleat fixed to the boom head so I could adjust the rope easily, and then make an extra knot for safety. Later I replaced it by a slot to hold the knot, much faster and tighter with a rope of the right length. However I agree this was kind of bricolage compared to "modern" clamping systems that appeared in the early 90's.

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