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 Getting the Most out of High-Tech Line

"An extreme example of this dichotomy is a halyard made of line that has a PBO core wrapped with a protective polyester cover. Under load, the core will slip through the clutch inside the cover, so the cover has to be sewn to the core in the area in which the clutch is likely to hold it. "
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 (Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 10, 2004 )

  


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