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Date Posted: - Sunday - 01/11/09 - 10:28pm
Author: Randall, M31, Murre
Subject: Bronze to Aluminum
In reply to: Steve M-32 #59 's message, "Wood and aluminum" on - Saturday - 01/10/09 - 12:20pm

Hey James,

Regarding bronze gooseneck pieces to an aluminum mast, check out how that's been handled on Tranquila, here:


The photo (second from top) is a shot of the boat owner basking and the boat on port tack, but if you look to the right, you'll see that a bronze gooseneck has been fitted to a spiffy looking aluminum mizzen mast. No idea what the gasket is...maybe just paint?

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[> [> [> [> [> Thanks Randall -- James Scheh, - Monday - 01/12/09 - 12:09am

I am going to for sure keep my wood booms. I am going to meet with the rigger next week to get a quote on the work to hopefully use most of my current standing rigging on my main for the new aluminum main. I have done lots of other upgrades my self this one I am going to get some help from a pro.

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