Originally Posted by JoeLena
On my small O'day Rhodes 19 the halyards run through the mast and exit the lower sheave box. When I received the boat the box was not attached to the mast, although there are small holes in both the mast and sheave box. What is the correct way to attach the sheave box to the mast?
Joe, are there flanges on the fitting? I think that you may have it inside out in your photo. Normally, the sheaves will be inside the mast and the flanges outside and it's either screwed or riveted through the flanges and to the mast.