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post #7 of Old 10-15-2010
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Well, you could move the a lot of the hardware over from the existing mast, but it would be a lot of work and unless you did it yourself, it would probably be more expensive than buying the entire mast.

You'll probably have to replace the rigging too—and given the age of the boat, that might not be a bad idea.

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It is, alas. And by replacing the spar you do mean the whole mast needs to be remade, with spreaders, etc?

Is there somewhere I can check the cost (and once I am at it, for a proper rotating mast cost?)

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