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    Cal 2-25 mast compression

    Jalapeno, Thanks for your information and photos...that interior fabric sure looks familiar. I'm still working to find a solution for my minor problem before it becomes a major problem. Meanwhile...tell me about those portlights.
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    Cal 2-25 mast compression

    Centerline, Thanks for the advice. I'm not sure that I want to assume that any additional support was ever intended to be beneath the liner as I see no place in the bilge for anything to attach. I wouldn't want to place any stress on a portion of the hull or keel where none was designed for or...
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    Cal 2-25 mast compression

    Today I was able to return to the boat and investigate further. I found some minor cracks in the cabin liner at the base of the compression post (see photos). At the top of the compression post I see what looks to be plastic shims. Are these supposed to be there or is it something a previous...
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    Cal 2-25 mast compression

    Jalapeno, It's not real obvious in the pictures, but the bulkhead above the sliding door is definitely sagging to the point of impeding the use of the door. It would probably show better if I put a straight edge along the length for comparison. I have not as yet noticed a depression around the...
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    Cal 2-25 mast compression

    Thanks for the quick replies. Yes the head door has become difficult to slide. I'll check the other items suggested next time I get to the boat (probably next week) and report my findings.
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    Cal 2-25 mast compression

    My 1979 Cal 2-25 is showing signs of mast compression in the form of a sagging bulkhead that separates the main salon from the head. I see no stress cracks topside near the mast step or below in the area shown in the photos. I'm seeking advice regarding the seriousness of my situation and what...