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Could someone please help me with some info about how to do the beam lashings.
I have the general idea but I would like to make sure I am doing it 100%.
I'm rebuilding a Tiki 26 and I have no plans.
Info such as. Rope thickness, material. How to start the lashing , how tight should it be?
If there is a picture of the original plans or if somebody has found a better way to do it, it would be really appreciated.
Have a search, there have been quite a few discussions on materials and techniques for getting the lashings tight. If memory serves 6mm prestretch and a minimum of 6 turns, but do not quote me!
For the lashings you can use 5 full turns of 5mm diameter pre stretched braided polyester rope or 7 turns of 4 mm.