Looking for advice on removing the base of my mast *picture included* - Page 2 - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  

Quick Menu
Boat Reviews  
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Marine Electronics
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here

Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance
 Not a Member? 
Old 04-02-2014
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 280
Thanks: 0
Thanked 14 Times in 14 Posts
Rep Power: 8
SVTatia is on a distinguished road
Re: Looking for advice on removing the base of my mast *picture included*

Originally Posted by SchockT View Post
You don't need to rivet it back on. You could use machine screws if you want. The rivets aren't load bearing, they are just there to hold the base in place when the mast is down.

Don't over think it!
....but use Teff Gel or something as good - or you won't be able to remove them next time... SS + AL = PITA
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to transport a mast. Picture rhr1956 Gear & Maintenance 9 01-10-2013 09:41 AM
What is this? (picture included) sideyb Gear & Maintenance 19 03-17-2009 11:51 AM
41OI Mast Base gschenck Morgan 1 11-27-2006 08:32 PM
Mast base organizer? RoadTool Gear & Maintenance 15 01-05-2005 04:48 PM
Foreguy at Mast Base dchew Racing 3 03-19-2003 02:24 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:02 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.