Originally Posted by travlineasy
Looks like the minimum at the marina for a conduit installation and rewiring the mast will be somewhere between $800 and $1,000, which is a lot of money, at least to me. The same marina will be more than happy to send a bunch of foam blocks down the mast for about $150 if I buy the foam rubber. Think I'll end up with the foam rubber blocks.
I was looking at my mast last night. I have enough holes here and there to pull the wire out the side of the mast and attach a thick wire tie that is say 1 foot long. I would leave the tail on and that would restrict the movement of the wire some, and maybe enough to silence. Maybe you could try this.
If you jam in the foam, what if you need to run wire in the future. Can they be removed? What about internal halyards?