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Re: CYOA - Re: C36' mast step replacement

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  • CJE
    I was wondering why the organizer plate wasn t aluminum. stephen ... On Aug 3, 2011, at 8:08 PM, David wrote: It s to bad the installer didn t put a thin
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      I was wondering why the organizer plate wasn't aluminum. <g>

      stephen
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      On Aug 3, 2011, at 8:08 PM, David wrote:

      It's to bad the installer didn't put a thin sheet of insulating material (plastic) between the aluminum step and the stainless organizer to stop the corrosion.

      --- In columbiasailingyachts@yahoogroups.com, "tomcalthrop" <tom@...> wrote:
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      > Hi All,
      >
      > Anyone know where I can purchase a C36' mast step?
      >
      > I just hauled my Columbia 36'. The mast needs repainting, the electrics re-wiring and I want to fit a wind vane... given that I decided to remove the mast as I prefer life at ground level. To my surprise the aluminium mast step disintegrated on me.
      >
      > I've found this:
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      > http://www.thevirtualboatyard.com/2009/06/building-a-better-mast-step.html
      >
      > ... which appeals due to the relative cheapness of it. I just wondered if anyone else had come across this and what solution they went with.
      >
      > Happy sailing.
      >
      > Tom
      >
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