Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 17-05-2014, 22:15   #1
Marine Service Provider
nofacey's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Campbell River BC
Boat: Roberts V495
Posts: 37
Images: 3
Selden mast car to Forespar Whisker pole?

When I ordered the Selden rig for my boat last year (just launched Roberts V495), I included vertical pole storage including a bayonet car, but made the mistake of not including the whisker pole.......went to order one recently, preferred what Forespar had to offer (LC 15-27 UTS-UTR) - they were both bayonets, right?

Two months for delivery of a great looking pole....with a 1" socket that doesn't fit the 30mm Selden bayonet. Went back over the Forespar info, and picked up on the note that says Forespar fittings only fit Forespar bayonets...yea.

Really like the Selden roller bearing car, and happy with the price/feature combo of the Forespar pole......returning one or the other is not my first choice.

So - has anyone out there already figured out how to adapt a Forespar UTS socket to a Selden bayonet? strong & simple would be nice.
NT Facey Esq.
Boat Builder Extraordinaire
nofacey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19-05-2014, 01:36   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Sydney
Posts: 13
Re: Selden mast car to Forespar Whisker pole?

Should be able to machine the 30mm dick down to a 1" size provided the pin can be removed from the car.
Roland Schmidmaier
Tempo Spars Yacht Masts and Rigging
Tempo Spars is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: Forespar Line-Control Whisker Pole montenido Classifieds Archive 5 20-12-2013 10:17
For Sale: 3" whisker pole end fitting and deck chock - Forespar Bristol30 Classifieds Archive 5 23-09-2013 05:04
For Sale: Forespar Whisker Pole 3.5" gettinthere Classifieds Archive 1 06-09-2012 09:09
Want To Buy: Forespar T-125-S Mast Car minaret Classifieds Archive 4 06-06-2012 07:50
For Sale: Forespar 'Linedrive' Whisker Pole DCGSAILING Classifieds Archive 5 06-03-2011 18:35

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:17.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.