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Originally Posted by MarkofSeaLife View Post

Find some 10 year old kid off the streets and teach it how to use a drill ...


Originally Posted by egent View Post
... Any other suggestions for going up the mast other then a Bosuns chair?
A mast tower can provide access, a tall pier at low tide (but you're on a lake??) If you can get alongside an accessible pier I've seen people rent a cherry picker or man-lift for a half a day... apart from the added cost that's a pretty nice way to get up there and feel secure with good access.


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