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Re: Clutch Tear Down

To: Max Heim <>
Subject: Re: Clutch Tear Down
From: Simon Matthews <>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 22:36:38 -0800

On 12/1/05, Max Heim <> wrote:
> Actually, I'm sure a proper rope sling would be quite satisfactory. It was
> just the nautical image causing a moment of cognitive dissonance...
> I'm not sure that I would trust any old piece of rope I found laying about
> the garage, however. Synthetics are notoriously stretchy, for instance.

Obviously you are not familiar with modern ropes...... Yes, some can
be very stretchy, but not others such as kevlar ropes. Kevlar rope has
replaced wire rope in many small boat uses. The problem is that it is
difficult to tell when a kevlar rope is about to fail.


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