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Re: how to drop a mast on a soling?

Ascension, I have no idea how to lower your mast but from reading the replies this sounds like a bit a project. Please post pics!

Originally Posted by eMKay View Post
Well that looked pretty easy, I have a similar boat but the mast weighs much, much more than 75lbs. No idea what a Soling mast weighs but a Hunter 27 mast weighs at least 175lbs. It's massive, and I'm very surprised a Catalina 27 mast weighs so little.
Yeah my 260's mast is a bear, I was surprised how heavy it is for the boat it's on.


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