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Old 05-03-2015, 03:35   #16
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Re: What is this hole at the head of the mast for?

Drone

A couple of days later I flew whilst sailing and crashed it into the sea


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I love it. Sorry to hear about the crash though. Fixable?


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I love it. Sorry to hear about the crash though. Fixable?


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I don't know, I cant dive to 300m to get it back
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Ah right. Yeah, I'm guessing not fixable. Still it seems to have gone out In a blaze of glory. And it sure beats the crap out of my mast top maintenance photos that's for sure.


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Ah right. Yeah, I'm guessing not fixable. Still it seems to have gone out In a blaze of glory. And it sure beats the crap out of my mast top maintenance photos that's for sure.


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It was certainly minimal effort for me to get the photos
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Re: What is this hole at the head of the mast for?

Might be for when you are up there working and need to PEE? Better than spraying the crew below, RIGHT?
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Re: What is this hole at the head of the mast for?

Maybe someone needs to make floats for drones?...like what helicopters that can land on the water have.
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Does anyone have an idea why this hole might exist at the front of my z-spars mast and is there any way it could be a good thing if I was to add a 2nd headsail halyard with 2:1 purchase for a free flying stormsail? (looking at putting a storm sail on a Code 0 roller)

Possibly a hole for a double halyard Sheave fitting for the spinnaker halyard and a spare.
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