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  1. Still limping along with Granado.  I'm about to step the masts.  The manual says to first "temporarily drill and pin the yards in place on the masts".  The yards are then removed until later.  Question:  what is the point of the drilling and pinning since it doesn't seem to relate to the later attachment of the yards?  Can it be safely omitted or will I regret it if I don't do it?

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      Fred,

      I have no idea why it would say that. You can certainly omit it. I would however drill the necessary holes for pinning them in advance. It will be much easier to do that before stepping them. 

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