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Old 09-15-2015, 10:34 AM   #12
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Paravane install

Originally Posted by Diesel Duck 492 View Post
Would it be possible to install an arch shaped compression post or two post with a header? This could possible solve your interior problems and it would still take the load plus it would split the load to two post instead of just one which may or may not be beneficial.

That's what I was thinking about with my "triangle mast" idea in that rough sketch. Or maybe I don't understand what you are saying.


Wait, are you talking about an arched post (or two) inside? That's interesting. Could a compression post be mounted to the interior floor or does it have to go to something more substantial?
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