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Re: What the heck are these?
They look like standard padeyes to me.. unlikely a spinn pole end could actually 'clip into' those.
Their position relative to the mast is odd.. as is their athwartship orientation. Somebody had a reason for them. My best guess is they are there to secure halyards or tie something off.
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