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Topic Review (Newest First)
10-29-2009 06:03 PM
badsanta Put a light on top and stick it in the ground, Looks like a light pole. They make them out of a spiral weave and are black, looks like one.
10-29-2009 05:41 PM
JohnRPollard
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Originally Posted by 14432 View Post
Looks like a carbon bow sprit
I agree, it doesn't look like a mast at all.

Could be a bowsprit as you suggest, or a whisker/spin pole.

But I have some doubts as to whether it has anything to do with a sailboat.
10-29-2009 05:37 PM
whigmaleerie I recon its a big rolling pin
10-29-2009 05:33 PM
14432 Looks like a carbon bow sprit
10-29-2009 01:23 PM
markjs



Thanks again....
10-29-2009 01:23 PM
markjs Sorry I'd kind of spaced this out. Not exactly on top of my priorities list, but it won't let me post photos. I'll try again....
10-19-2009 03:49 PM
blt2ski Could be whats left of a carbon spinaker pole, or the boom, and not a mast. Again, with out pics, who knows what it is.

With only one post, not sure if pics or links will work to post a pic, with out doing the post 1, then post 2 or some such thing.......

Marty
10-19-2009 12:39 PM
sailingdog Photos would help a lot. I'm guessing it is 24' not 2' long and 6" in diameter...
10-18-2009 10:30 PM
markjs
Just a question about a mast?!?

So I came into a mast, and I am not a sailor, it's just been sitting on our property for god only knows how long. It is some kind of fiber weave, 24" tall and 6" in diameter. I do not see where any boom would attach (boom is the correct term for the horizontal part that holds a sail,no?), but it does have a rope (the rope is in bad shape), that goes through the thing top to bottom and, and it has a plastic looking top with a concave hole into which the rope goes into at what I assume is the top.

I wonder what kind of boat could use such a mast and what it is worth? I have a friend who builds boats and he knows a little. He thought it was likely some kind of racing mast, and figured it was at least worth $500, but he only builds yachts and he is certainly no authority on the matter. Any help I can get would be appreciated and I can get some pictures tomorrow if that will help. Thanks in advance!

 
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