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    Posted: 23 August 2010 at 6:13pm
Can someone tell me what thread to use for Dacron sail repiars?
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For up to 1.5 oz Nylon light air sails use V-30 Polyester. For 3 to 6 oz sailcloth use V-69 thread. For 6.5 oz plus use V-92 Polyester thread.
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Would I use the same thread for a laminate sail?
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Laminate working sails would typically be sewn with V-69 for boats up to 28 feet and V-92 for larger boats.
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