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H260 Bimini

Discussion in 'Smaller Boats' started by ArcticFarx, Jul 5, 2017. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. Regular Guy

    Regular Guy

    Joined Jan 18, 2014
    231 posts, 14 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Palm Coast, FL
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    Maybe he is insecure.
     


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  2. Kermit

    Kermit

    Joined Jul 31, 2010
    3,861 posts, 1,030 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Sumter, SC Lake Murray Sailing Club, SC
    Wait for it...

    Wait for it...

    You know what's coming...

     


  3. Regular Guy

    Regular Guy

    Joined Jan 18, 2014
    231 posts, 14 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Palm Coast, FL
    [​IMG]
     


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  4. flynhi4u

    flynhi4u

    Joined Oct 28, 2013
    571 posts, 116 likes
    Hunter 20
    US Lake Monroe
    I can only imagine Dave! I bet that's one frog that thinks he's a prince in disguise LOL!
    Next time you guys get together to work on boats I hope I get an invite. I'll buy the beer just for the entertainment!

    Sam
     


  5. flynhi4u

    flynhi4u

    Joined Oct 28, 2013
    571 posts, 116 likes
    Hunter 20
    US Lake Monroe
    I love this picture! It hangs above my desk at work. Back when I was teaching people how to fly I drilled that Concept in their head when it came to dealing with emergency situations. One of my students brought that picture to me. It was the first time I'd ever seen it.

    Sam
     


  6. Regular Guy

    Regular Guy

    Joined Jan 18, 2014
    231 posts, 14 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Palm Coast, FL
    Would like that too.
     


  7. flynhi4u

    flynhi4u

    Joined Oct 28, 2013
    571 posts, 116 likes
    Hunter 20
    US Lake Monroe
    Sounds like we got the makins of a "work" party ;-)

    Sam
     


  8. ArcticFarx

    ArcticFarx

    Joined Jun 29, 2015
    15 posts, 4 likes
    Hunter H260
    CA Toronto Ontraio Ghost Lake
    Update: I checked around with local Bimini/Canvas providers in Ontario and got a couple of quotes. I eventually ordered from AmeriSeam. Local provider #1 said the price would be double AmeriSeam price (including USD/CAD conversion, taxes, shipping etc), with a delivery of 12 weeks. Local provider #2 said the price would be 3 times the price with 10 weeks delivery! AmeriSeam delivered within 2 weeks!

    We installed the Bimini on the weekend and are ecstatic about the quality, look and finish! An amazing addition to our boat! I would strongly recommend them to anyone looking for a Bimini add-on!
     


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  9. Justin_NSA

    Justin_NSA

    Joined Jul 7, 2004
    4,077 posts, 466 likes
    Hunter 30T
    US Cheney, KS
    Pics!
    I couldn't imagine not having a bimini on a cruiser down here!
     


  10. Justin_NSA

    Justin_NSA

    Joined Jul 7, 2004
    4,077 posts, 466 likes
    Hunter 30T
    US Cheney, KS
  11. ArcticFarx

    ArcticFarx

    Joined Jun 29, 2015
    15 posts, 4 likes
    Hunter H260
    CA Toronto Ontraio Ghost Lake
    Pics!
     

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  12. Crazy Dave Condon

    Crazy Dave Condon

    Joined Jun 8, 2004
    5,871 posts, 364 likes
    -na -NA
    US Anywhere USA
    You can rely on my friend, Jim Larsen who owns Ameriseam. Great choice. Is that the four footer or six foot bimini? They work as I was the second clown designing it.
     


  13. ArcticFarx

    ArcticFarx

    Joined Jun 29, 2015
    15 posts, 4 likes
    Hunter H260
    CA Toronto Ontraio Ghost Lake
    We settled on the 4 foot. fits perfectly, and I can fit under it! (6 foot 3)
     


  14. worich24

    worich24

    Joined Jun 27, 2017
    5 posts, 0 likes
    Hunter H26
    US Washington Olympia
    Do you have a pic of your bimini up? I'm assuming that is 6 feet clearance from the cockpit floor, correct?
     


  15. Crazy Dave Condon

    Crazy Dave Condon

    Joined Jun 8, 2004
    5,871 posts, 364 likes
    -na -NA
    US Anywhere USA
    There is also a 6 foot length bimini you can put there and sail with it deployed. You would have to move the boom bail forward some which did not hurt the sailing characteristics. As to height, it sometimes depends on the sail if it droops down as it is old.
     


  16. h2o_snow

    h2o_snow

    Joined Nov 18, 2016
    28 posts, 8 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Boise, ID Lucky Peak
    Arctic,

    Nice bimini.

    Where did you get the nifty flag stanchion on the back of your 260? Thanks.
     


  17. ArcticFarx

    ArcticFarx

    Joined Jun 29, 2015
    15 posts, 4 likes
    Hunter H260
    CA Toronto Ontraio Ghost Lake
  18. h2o_snow

    h2o_snow

    Joined Nov 18, 2016
    28 posts, 8 likes
    Hunter 260
    US Boise, ID Lucky Peak
    Thanks for the link. Maybe a gift from Santa!
     



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