Join Date: Jul 2006
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If you have to remove the end cap, start with PB Blaster (it won't work) then go to heat, use a propane torch (like you get at the harware stores) and you can probably get the screws out. The end cap may still be well fixed to the boom. Again heat will help.
ps. And I like those "Zen skills".