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Offline brackish

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Mast Raising System
« on: December 04, 2010, 10:30:38 AM »
Several people have asked for details of my mast raising system.  Because of the file size, I've had trouble emailing it.  Here it is as an article.  I hope to add a video of the system in operation next spring when I drop the mast providing I can get the Admiral to act as a cinematographer.

Offline David

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Re: Mast Raising System
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2010, 04:08:31 PM »
Brackish,  Small size is not a problem.  I run an old version of XP and in the lower right corner is a place to blow up the size of the page.  I am sure all you computer guys out there with newer computers have something similar to blow up a page, so you can read it.

Nice work.  Looks and reads like an excellent system.


Offline Tim Gardner

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Re: Mast Raising System
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2010, 04:17:44 PM »
to increase the size (zoom in) hold down the ctrl button and press the + button to get to the size you want. reverse using the - button.

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Offline thomeng55

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Re: Mast Raising System
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2014, 12:36:22 PM »
I love to idea of this.

Does anyone have a suggestion for a Dwyer HINGED mast step?  If someone has already done one of these, itll save me the time of "noodling about it" .



Offline SpeakEasy

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Re: Mast Raising System
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2014, 05:53:24 PM »
This is like gold to me. I made a version of this about three years ago, after seeing and reading about this one (THANKS BRAKISH!) It allows me to single-handedly winterize and then summerize each year. Love it!!

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