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Deck wire hand rail

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rocketman28
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Deck wire hand rail

Post by rocketman28 » Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:09 pm

Where can I find a deck wire hand rail for my MacGregor 21 Venture

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Jimmyt
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Re: Deck wire hand rail

Post by Jimmyt » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:16 am

I would call BWYachts and see if they have a set. http://shop.bwyachts.com/category-s/478.htm

You can have a rigger make them, or buy the wire rope, tools and hardware and make your own. But, I would start with BWYachts. Don't know if they're open due to corona...
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Re: Deck wire hand rail

Post by kurz » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:08 am

BWY IS open, just sent me many things like new sail etc. etc...

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Jimmyt
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Re: Deck wire hand rail

Post by Jimmyt » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:24 am

Thanks Kurz!
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Tomfoolery
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Re: Deck wire hand rail

Post by Tomfoolery » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:41 am

You can also roll your own at a local West Marine store. They let you use their crimper, and have all the raw materials on the shelf.

But I second the BWY route, especially if you're new to this. Just measure what you have so they can be sure they're giving you the right length. Make sure you have adjustment, too, as these will stretch over time and use.
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