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post #2 of Old 11-27-2011
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Can you modify the fitting so that it doesn't contact the deck at all anymore? Seems odd that the clearance is that tight for such a fitting.. As a deck stepped mast there really shouldn't be anything other than the mast tube contacting the deck area.

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