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Re: Pearson 303 Step Plate - where to buy?
HI! Im P303 #221 StarGazer II,
Saw your post and I feel your pain..lol Went to a welding shop and had them put the new one up by 4.5 inches and cut off the bottom of mast that was bad by that much too. Here it in and hope it helps ya! Its been 4 years now with no problems and no more corrosion
StarGazer II Capt. ROB
Yeah that is what it looks like! I like the idea of raising it up out of the bilge water. My mast could lose about a 1/2 or so, but it is in good enough shape to leave as in and maybe cut in three years. Does your mast now just rest on top of the plate? I do not see any supporting structure to guide it in place.