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Old 10 August 2009, 10:35   #11
Country: UK - Wales
Town: Southampton
Boat name: DynaMoHumm/ SRV/deja
Make: Avon8.4, 5.4 & 4.777
Length: 8m +
Engine: Cat3126 Yam 90 &70
MMSI: 42
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straps for me

because if a cable breaks and hits you in the eye your's in a bit more trouble

Also make no doubt about it either only fail because of overload or bad maintenance/inspection replacement. It's a bit easier to see that a starp is iffy

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Old 10 August 2009, 10:38   #12
Country: USA
Town: Oakland CA
Length: 3m +
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Another vote for strap. Don't use the wimpy seatbelt material, though; get the heavy duty tow stuff (fairly coarse weave, about 3 times thicker than the seatbelt stuff.) Often found in hardware stores and auto supply shops as tow straps (well, not exactly what you need, but you'll see the webbing, anyway.)


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