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Re: Survey found corrosion in mast

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Originally Posted by Brewgyver View Post
The surveyor thought the cure might be to cut off the bottom of the mast, and fabricate a step thick enough to make up the difference. Brewgyver
I did that with the keel stepped mast on my boat - took 2" off it and made the new step 2"thicker - it needed a new step anyway so it was no biggy.

Yours is different in that you have those halyard exit boxes right where it will have to be trimmed - they will need to be reinstalled higher as well. Good luck getting the fasteners out of them.

Either get a big discount on the boat to cover all the work or keep looking. Paying pros to do it all will be $$$$$.
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