Re: Spinnaker pole strut mast fitting ball joint replacement? #replacement



If I were you and because this is the only part of the pole system that will suffer from UV degradation, I would take the other "good" ball off of the short pole and bring it to a machine shop and have it duplicated using solid aluminum.

Actually, every SM owner should probably consider this.

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On Fri, May 7, 2021 at 8:46 AM Kevin Schmit <kevschmit64@...> wrote:
I checked with Sparcraft and they only made some of the components of the Amel spinnaker pole system.  They had never seen the ball joint fitting before.

I did provide pics along with my email to Amel.  I’ll give them a few more days to respond.

As always,  I appreciate the feedback and support this group always provides when looking for sage advice.

Kevin Schmit
Portsmouth, NH

Kevin & Kristen Schmit
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