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Tensioning The Rig In W28


Wojciech and Jolanta Lukaszewicz

Bud, What is the significance of the order of tensioning the stays? I've read your instructions in the manual and did it accordingly when replacing the wires on Namaste. However, I need to replace the turnbuckle on the headstay. Do I need to loosen the rig and re-do it in the right order or just replace and re-tension the headstay?


Bud Taplin
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No you don't. Just measure the length of the existing turnbuckle from pin to pin, and then install the new turnbuckle with the same spacing.

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