SailNet Community - View Single Post - Do I really need to pull the mast out?
View Single Post
Old 05-19-2010
mitiempo's Avatar
mitiempo mitiempo is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
Posts: 7,416
Thanks: 0
Thanked 88 Times in 79 Posts
Rep Power: 8
mitiempo will become famous soon enough mitiempo will become famous soon enough
If it needs replacing, which would be doubtful after 10 years of light use, the easiest and most affordable way is to order the wire with swages at the top and a bit longer than necessary. Use mechanical fittings (Sta-Lok, Hayn or other) at the bottom and replace each yourself one at a time. The cost for the lot should be less than $800 to $1000. It is not a hard job.
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook