Cutting a mast slot

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by waynemarlow, Jun 14, 2020.

  1. waynemarlow
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    waynemarlow Senior Member

    Hi, I' having to repair a 8m carbon mast that has had the slot for the sail cut too wide and poorly as in not straight vertically ( we are talking probably only a mm or so ). Plan is to reform the nose using 6 layers of glass over the nose and then sanding back the excess down the sides to reform and aid the existing slot.

    Does anyone know how mast manufacturers cut the slot ( I presume its some sort of mounted grinder ) or has anyone any good ideas on how to cut the slot.
     
  2. Russell Brown
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    Russell Brown Senior Member

    Doug Halsey and revintage like this.
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