69710Re: Need advice on Micro mast step
- Jul 13, 2013Hmmm. I am thinking that options 2and3 are best. I am concerned that the rake induced by the wrong location of the step will through the rigs balance off.
--- In email@example.com, "Liam the Librarian" <liamhe@...> wrote:
> I've purchased a partially completed Micro along with plans. The plans
> call for the mast step opening to be 10 inches from the back of the hole
> to the front of the boat. Right now it is 10 inches from the front of
> the hole. The step is bolted and glued. Partners, etc. have not been
> Here are my possible options:
> 1. do nothing and move partners, etc. aft
> 2. try to cut the step out and replace
> 3. make hole in the step larger and put plate or something to bring
> it back to proper size.
> I'm leaning towards #3 as I am nervous changing Bolger's proportions and
> I'm afraid I'll break other things removing the current step. I've tried
> a gentle pry and nothing seems remotely close the budging.
> Do people have other ideas. If not which approach should I take?
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