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Re: Folding Masts

Update... thinking now on double redundant 12 vt powered low flow high pressure hydraulics with on-mast cylinders. Makes for a much cleaner and less cobbled system.
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Re: Folding Masts

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I can see it; hydraulic or winch/cable. Also need to consider rotational forces.
Another tease to tweak yer ideas.... howzbout extendable sections...like an old, power car antenna? Not sure how sail tracks would/could work; but WTH... it's just an idea

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