I'm about to embark on a lifeline replacement and now that SailCare has discontinued selling the Suncore brand system for DIY Stainless Steel 7/19 lifeline kits, there is one less option
to inexpensive, and complicated/difficult DIY kits to do so.
BUT - After having made one small gate on my boat , I can say I will feel absolutely confident in replacing the old with a Colligo brand synthetic lifeline kit !
--- All weight/load bearing material is in full view to be inspected WITHOUT taking a cover off, inaccessibilty, or dismantling terminals, studs, nuts, sleeves, ext.
--- Also Colligo syntheic is way lighter in weight and now sharp edges to get cut or snagged.
After I install it - I will post pics on my Compac 23 , and will also change all traditional shackles to their new(ish) soft shackle, I SO EXCITED - which will be way smaller in
bulk/diameter, and weight !
Imagine tacking or jibing to never again have to see and stop for a jibsheet that is fouled on the shroud, because the shackle has be lodged just right so that it wedges onto the
stainless steel rigged shroud ?
See attached Colligo website and demo video . http://www.colligomarine.com/gallery-documents/documents/colligo-how-to-splice-videos