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Re: What's your biggest bonehead move sailing?

Originally Posted by Chartreuse View Post
End of last season, I decided to build and employ a GIN pole for stepping/unstepping the mast on my Grampian 26, because, why am I going to pay $100 to step, and $100 unstep my mast every year when I can do-it-ma-dern-self for free? Build pole, works great, forget to remove shackle on the tabernacle, break cast shoe hinge at the base of the mast. That'll be $200 you knucklehead!

Thanks capt Aaron and others for the quick advice, and link up to klako spars who kindly provided the part!
Done this one too, tore the step from the cabintop and learned to do glass.

Baggett and Sons Marine Restoration
The Landing at Colony Wharf
Bellingham, WA.

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