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Old 04-07-2016, 23:21   #1
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fore beam on a cat

hi all. i'm having trouble finding info on forebeams for catamarans. i have a 10.5 mtr cat and need to replace the beam. could anyone give me info on alloy sizes,places to purchase in QLD Australia and any engineering specs. any info would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 04-07-2016, 23:57   #2
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Why can't you just measure what you have? It's very likely to just be a piece of aluminium tubing of a given size, once you know the size most any metal supplier can sell it to you for not much.

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Re: fore beam on a cat

Some cats that i have seen use what appear to be mast extrusions for fore beams. This opens the opportunity to use a portion of a scrap mast as your replacement, sometimes available at real scrap prices.

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