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Old 12-13-2009
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Mast Repair

For what it's worth, very long masts are too long to fabricate/anodize, and are constructed in sections.
Do not just weld!
Standard practice is to insert a sleeve inside the mast at the 2 piece interface.
Hope this helps.

Dick
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