Glen-L 15 shroud tang location for aluminum mast

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Glen-L 15 shroud tang location for aluminum mast

Postby mnanfito » Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:29 am

Hello,

I searched the archives and did not find an answer to my particular question.

If you used an aluminum mast, like Dwyers DM-4, can you share information on placement of shroud tangs and whether you used spreaders, or a diamond spreader? I placed my shrouds per the plans and like they should be longer and placed higher. Dimensions would be great.

Thanks in advance

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Re: Glen-L 15 shroud tang location for aluminum mast

Postby Gayle Brantuk » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:20 pm

Michael,

The Glen-L 15 does have spreaders. We recommend that you set the mast up (with spreaders) and then tape the shrouds to the mast and adjust as needed. You can also adjust the chainplates and/or turnbuckles as well. We have a couple of links on installing hardware that may be overkill, but should help:
http://www.glen-l.com/designs/sailboat/spar-instructions.html
http://www.glen-l.com/general-notes-on-hardware-location/
http://www.glen-l.com/location-of-glen-l-13-14-15-hardware-kit-items/

Let me know if you have any other questions.


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