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post #3 of Old 04-19-2009
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Spartite here too... but it's not leakproof by itself (at least not for us) I use a tape boot that seems to do the job..

As for wedges, they should be put where ever required to properly center (athwartship - measure it; don't simply assume the mast partners are truly centered) and properly locate the mast fore/aft for rake/bend.


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