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Search: Posts Made By: wundrbar
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-04-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,375
Posted By wundrbar
Mysterious Hunter Hull Cracks Thread Moves

It looks like the friends of Hunter Marine have been successful again in ending an objective criticism of the company and its practices related to mysterious cracking of Hunter ACP hulls in cold...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-03-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
I'm not sure why you two feel you need to...

I'm not sure why you two feel you need to continue with the personal attacks and demands to close this thread, Maine Sail and k1vsk. After all, aren't these forums intended to share information and...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-03-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Oh there are no copyright issues at play here...

Oh there are no copyright issues at play here Maine Sail. I am giving full attribution to both the authors and the forum that posts the comments (once again, it is SailboatOwners.com). I wish I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-03-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Maine Sail wrote: "I also challenge you to come...

Maine Sail wrote:
"I also challenge you to come up with 24 different members, by screen name, as you have stated "dozens and dozens" who have had ACP hull cracks. If you are going to publicly...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-01-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
My request is pretty simple - put my boat back in...

My request is pretty simple - put my boat back in shape so that me and my familiy can safely sail in it again and don't force me to incur any costs to do so.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-01-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
A number of you have legitimately questioned my...

A number of you have legitimately questioned my rationale for believing that I have a right to have Hunter repair my boat at no cost to me even though Hunter's expressed warranty period of 5 years...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Well Maine Sail, I guess I see two critcal...

Well Maine Sail, I guess I see two critcal differences between Hunter ACP hulls shattering severely when it gets too cold outside and the examples you brought forward: 1) Hunter's problem is a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Glad you asked. I have been in product marketing...

Glad you asked. I have been in product marketing for over 20 years so I know what it takes to build a successful brand - and Hunter is an excellent case study of what NOT to do. Yes I do expect...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Oh, and one more thing Maine Sail, it is commonly...

Oh, and one more thing Maine Sail, it is commonly understood that for every customer that actually takes the time to tell others about their miserabe customer service experiences, there are at least...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-31-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
I accept your challenge Maine Sail. I will spend...

I accept your challenge Maine Sail. I will spend some time this long Easter weekend digging through my printed copies of all the complaints I compiled about Hunter ACP hulls that mysteriously...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-30-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
K1vsk. Yes the constructive approach would have...

K1vsk. Yes the constructive approach would have been to see how many others have experienced the same shattering of their Hunter ACP hulls over the years. And that's what I did first. That's when i...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-30-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
You got me there eMKAY. I guess I expected too...

You got me there eMKAY. I guess I expected too much from my plastic Hunter 170. I expected that when a company like Hunter sells a boat in Canada, they make sure it doesn't shatter when the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-26-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By wundrbar
Thanks KevinH23. I tried searching for the...

Thanks KevinH23. I tried searching for the manual on 'sailingobsession' but couldn't find it easily. Can you post a link to the manual in a reply to this? I am able to find an older manual on the...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-26-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
There is not a lot more I can say hear than isn't...

There is not a lot more I can say hear than isn't already covered in this or other threads about Hunter's ACP hulls which crack in the cold - whether it is my case or the dozens of other Hunter...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-26-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By wundrbar
Hunter Owners Manual

I am looking for a copy of an owners manual for a 2007 or newer Hunter day sailor (i.e.21 ft or less). I tried some suggested links at HunterOwners.com and ayesail.net but the links are either...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 02-01-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
K1vsk: If Hunter is so willing to look after its...

K1vsk: If Hunter is so willing to look after its customers, how do you explain their refusal to stand up and take ownership for MY issue, and the issue of dozens of other Hunter owners with ACP...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-31-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
I appreciate the support Krozet. As for Maine...

I appreciate the support Krozet. As for Maine Sail, you should double check your facts before suggesting a fellow sailor is not telling the truth. Here are the facts. I gave Hunter a chance to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-29-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Hi K1vsk: I hear your point about ensuring...

Hi K1vsk:

I hear your point about ensuring the people take the proper approach initially with Hunter in order to get a favourable and appropriate response. In my case, I went through their normal...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-29-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
http://www.sailing-obsession.com/H170%20Manual.pdf...

http://www.sailing-obsession.com/H170%20Manual.pdf

Hi K1vsk:

Above please find the link to a copy of the current Hunter 170 owners manual. Although mine is from 1998, the content is...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-22-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Sailingfool: Perhaps not surprisingly, Hunter...

Sailingfool: Perhaps not surprisingly, Hunter neglects to mention anything about cold temperature cracking in their marketing material. Instead, they chose to highlight postive features. Here is a...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-22-2010
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
For the dozens of you who have experienced...

For the dozens of you who have experienced mysterious and severe cracking of your Hunter ACP Hulls over the winter there is now a place to register you complaints. Interest in this issue is growing...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-18-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Sorry to hear you had the same problem with...

Sorry to hear you had the same problem with Hunter Marine hulls cracking in cold temperatures Michael K. I suspect you are right and that I could do some makeshift patchwork on the hull. However, i...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-01-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Hunter Sailboat Hull Cracking

I am happy to see all of the interest and feedback on this issue. There have been a number of questions and suggestions so I thought I would just lay out all of the facts and open this for more...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-30-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
You got that right TheFrog! the Hunter plastic...

You got that right TheFrog! the Hunter plastic hull can't handle temperature changes. And worse, their customer service is the pits. Instead of admitting to a manufacturing defect, Hunter Marine...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-30-2009
Replies: 111
Views: 14,062
Posted By wundrbar
Good call on that one smackdaddy. Check out the...

Good call on that one smackdaddy. Check out the photos of the cracks on my Hunter!!

Picasa Web Albums - p.eisenschmid - CanonEPP070204...
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