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02-09-2010 07:21 PM
mlsalwa I have an Alado furler on my Hunter 26.5 for two years now. Had no problem mounting it and it has worked fine. Wish I would have done it 10 years ago. I especially like the fact that I did not have to rework the forestay like some of the others.
02-04-2010 07:02 PM
dvpamenter I appreciate the comment. Felt disclosing any time I commented on a furler would do, but you are likely right SD so sig is changed.
02-01-2010 08:15 AM
sailingdog I'd point out that you probably should be disclosing this fact as part of your signature, in order to comply with Sailnet's Special Interest declaration requirements.

Originally Posted by dvpamenter View Post
I have a bias because I am the Canadian mfg agent. But.. go to the Alado Nautica site and ask Mr Davenport to provide you with the Practical Sailor review.
01-31-2010 08:17 PM
dvpamenter I have a bias because I am the Canadian mfg agent. But.. go to the Alado Nautica site and ask Mr Davenport to provide you with the Practical Sailor review.
01-31-2010 07:51 AM
svobsession Old thread... but Are you guys still happy with your alado?
06-29-2007 06:15 PM
sailingdog Sounds good... also sounds like Hood has a customer service problem.
06-29-2007 05:51 PM
NCountry Just a follow up note. (It came to me that I might want to do this). I ended up with the Alado. The installation was super easy and only took a morning to do. It has worked flawlessly ever since with no problems what so ever. The salesmen Mr. Davenport was super great to work with and the furler arrived even faster than promised. Even after several inquiries I have NEVER heard from Hood about the old furler. Looks like this sailor won't be a needin any Hood equipment on his boat...........
08-17-2006 08:13 AM

I have an Alado system that I installed two years ago. There have been some minor headaches, but it has proven to be worth the effort. The installation is easy, but the instructions are poor, and it helps to have some previous furler experience. I didn't have any, and it took me a while to get the bugs ironed out. I'm satisfied now, though, and it is the least expensive system out there. The only drawback I can see is that I haven't figured out how to store the second halyard.
08-16-2006 11:55 AM
Hood parts source


I don't think that they are super responsive tho....


08-16-2006 11:26 AM
Ronbye Ncountry, I have an Alado system and it works great. I just recently went through a 50 knt squall and was able to furl the jib halfway while under load with no problems. The first year I had it, I had a number of foils twist. Alado sent me replacement foils and I haven't had a problem. I highly recommend it.
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