boom vang assistance - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Chat  
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-24-2014
KIVALO's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Central New York
Posts: 391
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
KIVALO is on a distinguished road
boom vang assistance

I have somehow managed to misplace my stock boom vang for my Hunter 260 and holy smokes the replacements are expensive!

I found a used vang online but its a 3/1 and I think my original one was a 4/1. Will the 3/1 work? I'm thinking it will but I thought I should get some opinions some of you folks.

Thanks,
Brad
__________________
s/v KIVALO
2003 Hunter 260
"Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk." - Sir Francis Chichester while loading his boat with gin.
WORK IS OVER-RATED
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 07-24-2014
krazzz's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Ludington, MI
Posts: 140
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Rep Power: 2
krazzz is on a distinguished road
Re: boom vang assistance

Have you tried Ebay or Craigslist??
__________________
Ludington, Michigan - Lake Michigan
1971 Ericson 32 Hull # 193
1974 Catalina 22

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 07-25-2014
KIVALO's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Central New York
Posts: 391
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
KIVALO is on a distinguished road
Re: boom vang assistance

I have, thats where I found the one I am interested in. I was hoping someone could tell me if I will be alright with a 3to1 as opposed to the stock 4to1 vang.
__________________
s/v KIVALO
2003 Hunter 260
"Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk." - Sir Francis Chichester while loading his boat with gin.
WORK IS OVER-RATED
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 07-25-2014
bblument's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Syracuse area, NY
Posts: 382
Thanks: 63
Thanked 38 Times in 30 Posts
Rep Power: 3
bblument is on a distinguished road
Re: boom vang assistance

Quote:
Originally Posted by KIVALO View Post
I have somehow managed to misplace my stock boom vang for my Hunter 260 and holy smokes the replacements are expensive!

Thanks,
Brad
Garhauer.com. The attached pic is of the vang that one of the folks there recommended for my P26. It's $120 including line, and it's also 20% off that until July 31st. I'm getting one... how can you not?

Barry
Attached Thumbnails
boom vang assistance-gar-vang.jpg  
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
"Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza." - Dave Barry
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 07-25-2014
KIVALO's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Central New York
Posts: 391
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
KIVALO is on a distinguished road
Re: boom vang assistance

Thats cheaper than the one I was looking at and brand new as well as 4to1. Thanks!

Brad
__________________
s/v KIVALO
2003 Hunter 260
"Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk." - Sir Francis Chichester while loading his boat with gin.
WORK IS OVER-RATED
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Boom Vang vs Boom furling? Windkiller General Discussion (sailing related) 7 07-26-2011 07:27 PM
Boom Kicker Boom Vang dwottavian Gear & Maintenance 5 01-11-2010 12:48 PM
[New Video Out] The Boom Jack or Boom Vang Giulietta General Discussion (sailing related) 8 01-23-2008 10:33 PM
Boom Vang z1nonlyone Gear & Maintenance 5 08-21-2003 08:51 AM
Boom Vang sneuman General Discussion (sailing related) 6 03-14-2003 04:51 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:29 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.