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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   09-01-2013
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Posted By TJC45
Re: 33ft pearson, 1974 soft spot at mast base

Pearson's made around that time in fact have compression posts. The mast is stepped on the cabin/coach top, with a compression post underneath running to a fiberglass encapsulated oak block which...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-30-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By paul323
Re: 33ft pearson, 1974 soft spot at mast base

I don't think Pearson's have compression posts - I think the masts were generally keel stepped?

Anyway, much depends on where you are, and how much you want to do yourself. I would call a couple...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-30-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By azguy
Re: 33ft pearson, 1974 soft spot at mast base

get an estimate from the yard and have them do a full inspection before making and offer, you don't want to open that dreaded "can of worms"
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-30-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By JimsCAL
Re: 33ft pearson, 1974 soft spot at mast base

Are you going to do this yourself or have a yard do the repairs? If the later, you are looking a big bill.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-30-2013
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By Tanley
Re: 33ft pearson, 1974 soft spot at mast base

Check out this post. I would think cost will largely depend on the specific structural defects found.

Compression post sunk at the keel | Jeanneau Owners Network Forum...
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