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Author:  mattsails247 [ Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:21 pm ]
Post subject:  Batten String

What size and type of string should I use on the end of the battens? thanks!

Author:  PurdueZach [ Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:19 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Batten String

The line guide shows: 1/12" Flag Halyard x 1'6" 8 ea.
Hobie Line Guide

Author:  sunvista [ Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:46 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Batten String

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.

Author:  paragon1970 [ Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:16 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Batten String

I am in the UK so purchased the following from ebay.co.uk

Dyneema 2mm Various Colours English Braids Per 10 Metres


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