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Old 12-07-2010
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Even if that topping lift is strong enough (and that's an if,you shouldn't go up the mast without a safety line-- in other words, you need 2 lines you can trust- 1 to haul you up and the other to keep you there if the first line fails. Agree with previous post- pull the mast or use a cherry picker.
Mark Smith
1977 C&C 30 Mk 1 hailing from Port Clinton, Ohio
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