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Dynema for lashing beams
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HI,What do you think about replacing polyester ropes by dynema ropes for lashing beams ?I sail a Pahi31 with standard beam configuration (which is different in Tikis): big stainless steel bolts +…Continue

Tags: lashing, dynema, beam, Pahi

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Higgott Jan 27.

PAHI 31 Tiki rig and Tiki style Beams
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Hi,I already ask this question in the small pahi group. Maybe I'll have a better chance here :I am trying to buy a Pahi 31 which is built following standard plans. Does anybody purchase plans for…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by laurent Jun 4, 2016.

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Frank Higgott replied to Benoit's discussion Dynema for lashing beams
"The only way I can see lashings break is if they are old and damaged by UV light, the wrong diameter, the wrong type of rope, or insufficient turns around the beam and lashing block. If you stick to the plans and have a good maintenance schedule you…"
Jan 27
boatsmith replied to Benoit's discussion Dynema for lashing beams
"frappings are the secondary lasing around the two sides of the primary lashing between th beam bottom and the lashing cleat squeezing the two sides together to make them tighter."
Jan 27
Benoit replied to Benoit's discussion Dynema for lashing beams
"Thank you for jour answers. I worry a bit about the lashings since I met a crew member who told me that he broke some lashings in a storm. Another question : what do you call frappings ?"
Jan 27
boatsmith replied to Benoit's discussion Dynema for lashing beams
"this is how we do it. double braid polyester lashings with dynemma frappings. sweet"
Jan 16
Frank Higgott replied to Benoit's discussion Dynema for lashing beams
"I pondered this same question but went with Polyester in the end for these reasons. 1. That is what it says in the plan and it is tried and tested. 2. Polyester has a small amount of stretch which i believe helps with the flex of the whole…"
Jan 16
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Dynema for lashing beams

HI,What do you think about replacing polyester ropes by dynema ropes for lashing beams ?I sail a Pahi31 with standard beam configuration (which is different in Tikis): big stainless steel bolts + lashing.RegardsBenoitSee More
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A home builder, I own a Wharram
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Hitia 17 (I built) and Pahi 31
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Paris France

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