SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance > aluminium extrusions
 Not a Member? 


Thread: aluminium extrusions Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
02-28-2002 01:04 PM
billkirk
aluminium extrusions

SailNet, the host of this message board has an in house spar and metal fabrication shop. They''d probably sell you the bare extrusion if you wanted to go that way. Talk to Jack Corey or check out the link, http://www.sailnet.com/store/shop.cfm?cust_shop=spars
02-28-2002 11:42 AM
miahmouse
aluminium extrusions

Getting the blank extrusions could definitely be cheaper. Some of the hardest parts are: cutting the exits + ends so that everything looks good. Everything else is just a lot of pop riveting, through bolting and measuring. You generally pick a mast section (let the pro''s do this) and that section will have a set of items to go with it (spreaders, goosenecks, mastheads) some places like metalmast actually weld everything together and produce an incredibly clean looking product. Chesapeake rigging is a good source for your location. Shipping costs can get up there in a hurry($200 for a 14''boom from charleston SC to Hampton VA) so if you can figure out a way to pick it up yourself (motor up to annapolis) you''ll save a good deal of $$$. Their usually shipped on trucks.
02-06-2002 07:13 PM
Jeff_H
aluminium extrusions

Hi Joe,

There are two spar section companies that I have dealt with in the past. Dwyer http://www.dwyermast.com/dwyer.htm and Kenyon http://www.rigrite.com/kenyon/kenyon.html#replacement spars.

There are several excellent rigging and spar fabricators in Annapolis. Ihave used Chesapeake Rigging and I have been very impressed with Atlantic rigging as well.

Jeff
02-06-2002 07:42 AM
caseyrunning
aluminium extrusions

I need a mast, two in fact, for my 57'' ketch one option is buying aluminium extrusions and building them - any info on where to buy and shiping cost, methods etc. would help me a lot. Joe Casey in Washington DC area.

 
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


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:22 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.