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  1. h2o_snow

    Used H260 Deck Rigging Wanted

    Hi All, A long shot, but in my efforts to move towards true single line reefing I'm looking for a few old parts before paying the piper. What do you have in the the old "box o stuff" that any sailboat owner has acquired? 1-2 Deck organizers - thinking I can stack. 1-2 Mast base blocks Spare...
  2. h2o_snow

    H260 Standing Rigging Replacement and Tuning Questions

    Hi Guys, Funky spring. Has a great cruise in the H260 on Lake Powell this March but have struggled since with vendors regarding several upgrades, including standing rigging. Ah..... Oh...... So - finally all set and going to replace our standing rigging on Tu. with help. Have a Loos...
  3. h2o_snow

    H260 Boat Covers

    Hi all. Interesting times. We have opted out of our slip this season primarily due to: its shortness (this is the first week boats can go in and the lake drops at the end of Aug); lack of restroom facilities; and (the big one) cannot overnight at this time - at all. Last is a deal breaker -...
  4. h2o_snow

    Hunter 260 "New" Deck Hardware Install

    So... been slowly modifying our tiller 260. Next step is installing the new (used) asym spi gear. Love kites but will rig a quick release on the tack to help the pucker in tight quarters/solo sailing. Need a bit of directionality please. #1. Know about the imbedded backing plates. Plan to...
  5. h2o_snow

    H260 Compression Post Removal & Table Mod

    Hi All, Starting on a fall project - the infamous H 26/260 table mod. Taking a large page out of Rade0041's design and hope to post as I go. Boat is at my buddy (James') welding shop waiting compression post removal. Have a few questions - it was cold this morn - about 20 degrees so I'm not...
  6. h2o_snow

    Hunter 260 Backing Plates

    We are mid way through our first season with a H260. Boat was purchased as a trailer cruiser last Thanksgiving and it has not disappointed - just back from 8 days in the San Juan's. Question - before I really start drilling holes (have already added a few things ) is there a guide to backing...
  7. h2o_snow

    Newbie Hunter 260 Headstay Foil Extrusion & Winterizing

    Idaho greetings - brand new H260 owner - just towed up from CA this weekend (1,045 miles w/ 20mph crosswinds the last 200 - whoopa!) We are getting ready for covered winter storage. Sails are usable but will be sent out for some repairs. Found our headstay foil extrusion is cracked and...