limits on height of mast strut?

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Hiljoball
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limits on height of mast strut?

Postby Hiljoball » 05 Jun 2007, 06:44

Are there any limits on the placement of a mast strut?

Can it be higher than the lower limit mark?

(I see that there is a limit on checkstays if used - but I cannot find any similar limit on a mast strut)
John Ball
CRYA #895
IOM CAN 307 V8

Andy Stevenson
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Postby Andy Stevenson » 05 Jun 2007, 14:39

Hi John,

The quick answers are:

Are there any limits on the placement of a mast strut?


No

Can it be higher than the lower limit mark?


Yes

I imagine if was thought unnecessary to set a CR limit on the grounds that there’s a practical limit.

Just my personal opinion of course.

Cheers
Andy Stevenson
"A little pain never hurt anyone!" Sam, aged 11

Hiljoball
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Postby Hiljoball » 05 Jun 2007, 17:39

Thanks Andy.
John Ball
CRYA #895
IOM CAN 307 V8


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