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Need A Fitting


Hello Bud,

I started to re-install the boom gallows and their respective stanchions today. I am missing one of the male fittings that attach the boom gallows to the stanchions. These are the dohickies that have little allen set screws to keep the tubing together when assembled. Can you please let me know first if you know what part I am talking about and if you have them available.



Bud Taplin

I have a big boxfull of dohickies left over from 25 or so years of boatbuilding. Do you want me to ship the whole box to you so you can rummage through and see what you can find that will work?
Or do you want to send me a picture of the other dohickie to see if I can match it?
Your choice.


Hi Bud,

I will take a picture and email it to you.




this has to be the winner of best post of the history of this new board....

go Bud, go!

Bud Taplin

Rich, You probably had more dohickies on your Westsail when I saw it alongside your barn in Indiana than most any other Westsail I have seen in the past 30 years or so.
go Rich go!


I could send you some, I have extra ones.

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