Broken spreader

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Broken spreader

Postby Mangodoc » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:14 am

While retracting my starboard ama I inadvertently hauled on the outer shroud and snapped my lower spreader where the diamond rig is attached. Anybody have advice on finding a replacement?
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Re: Broken spreader

Postby Mangodoc » Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:10 pm

Never mind. The answer is USSpars.com. They were able to hook me up for about $50. Very professional.
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Re: Broken spreader

Postby Mangodoc » Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:17 am

Replaced the spreader. The new one wasn't identical- there's no trailing edge on it so it's not as wide- but all the parts fit. I had a good bit of trouble getting the fittings off as there was a lot of oxidation between the aluminum spar and the stainless hardware, and I've had to replace a few bolts, but it's done.
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