too tight?
Message #806 by:  tramp tightener
Posted on:  Monday 1st of March 2004 at 10:35 am
to ensure it isn't too tight, make sure that the two parts
do not touch in the middle. If it is a Hobie mesh tramp, it
shouldn't stretch too much, so if the parts are touching
or overlapping in the middle, you are likely to lose a
Remember, in big waves you have two crew members
compressing the beams whilst on the wire on top of
maxxed out tramp tension. a broken beam can lead to a
very sorry looking heap of fibreglass and aluminium!

dont be afraid to give it SOME welly, though!

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Messages in this thread:
Hobie 16 by Gerry on 29.02.2004
     mesh tramp by Ben Cutler-Sharp on 29.02.2004
          too tight? by tramp tightener on 01.03.2004
               distances by Kearnsy on 01.03.2004
               Too tight ? by Frank on 01.03.2004
                    anything will! by the tightener on 02.03.2004
          frame tightning by Ben Cutler-Sharp on 02.03.2004
               Damage by Kearnsy on 02.03.2004
                    yes, but!!! by El Tightenor on 03.03.2004
                         Stiffening the H16 by Dave on 09.03.2004

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