Surf City Catamarans wrote:
I'm going to drill the foam out and cut a groove down the inside of the fiberglass section with a hacksaw blade, then heat the aluminium and try to pull and prise the thing out.
That's how I've done it several times. You're on the right track!
+2 that's how I got ours out...which was broke off flush
I sawed towards the corners (if you will) where there's a little gap in each side at the mast track.
Was then able to drive flat blade screwdriver/s in, then a chisel. Finally, with enough pressure, the epoxy joint popped loose.
Used heat to take the good donor comp-tip out of a cut off mast...a longer process...lots of pounding with a mallet
Use your mast cradle as a vice...hope the weather's nice.
Let us know how it went for ya
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