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Date Posted: - Thursday - 11/ 8/07 - 2:00pm
Author: Randall
Subject: Sheave Box
In reply to: Kathy Campbell SHADOW M32-#3 's message, "rope halyard" on - Wednesday - 11/ 7/07 - 10:28pm


When I had the main down to bare wood last year, it didn't look like the "box" was anything more that a vertical hole cut into spruce mast head. Are you suggesting that there's a box of a different material built into the mast head?

Can you describe? Photos?



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[> [> [> Sheave box -- Steve M-32 Pyxis, - Thursday - 11/ 8/07 - 9:20pm

I haven't fully stripped the mast top yet but there is definitely a metal box of some kind that the sheave rides in. At first I thought a new sheave and a router would take care of the issue but I don't think that is actually the case. BTW I have a request in at our library for an article from March 1990 Sail called "Harnessing the Mule". I hope it goes into great detail. I'll let you know when it gets here.

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