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Forum: Ranger   05-16-2015
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By gmbandco
Re: Ranger 26 mainsail for sale

If the sail is still there, I'll pay $80.

georgebollenbacher@gmail.com
Forum: Ranger   09-21-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 4,294
Posted By gmbandco
Check out this site. I sailed with this guy -...

Check out this site. I sailed with this guy - it's a nice boat and a nice guy.

Bodega Bay Sailing (http://www.bodegabaysailing.org/)
Forum: Ranger   08-29-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,710
Posted By gmbandco
R-26 Outboard

I have a Tohatsu 9.9 two-cycle. It works fine, and tilts okay. I got it on Ebay.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   05-05-2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,334
Posted By gmbandco
Let us know if you buy the Ranger. There is a...

Let us know if you buy the Ranger. There is a Ranger site (all sizes, not just 26's) and a Facebook page as well.

Ranger-Yachts Home (http://www.ranger-yachts.org/)
Forum: Ranger   09-23-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Other enhancements

I recently got a Simrad TP-10 Autotiller, which I installed. It steers the boat quite well. Since I singlehand a lot, it's a great addition. I got a Perko polarized plug and mounted the socket on the...
Forum: Ranger   08-27-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 9,346
Posted By gmbandco
Ranger 24

This may be the boat you have:

RANGER 24 Sailboat details on sailboatdata.com (units English) (http://www.sailboatdata.com/VIEWRECORD.ASP?CLASS_ID=399)

I'm not sure if it was built by Kent, in...
Forum: Ranger   08-20-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 9,346
Posted By gmbandco
I have never heard of a Ranger 24, at least...

I have never heard of a Ranger 24, at least designed by Gary Mull. There are 23s and 26s, but no 24s, that I know of.
Forum: Ranger   08-17-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Ranger 26 Headroom

I think it's 5'4" or thereabouts. I'm 6' and I hit my head all the time!:rolleyes:
Forum: Ranger   06-24-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Ranger 23 Web Site

Anyone with a Ranger 23 should go to:

R-23 Archives Index (http://www.arvelgentry.com/r23index.htm)

There is a wonderful newsletter (1995-2002) archived there. Mr. Gentry is a true expert on...
Forum: Ranger   03-13-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
R-26 Owner's Manual

Anyone looking for a Ranger 26 owner's manual go to the site below. Register or login and look for Documents. The R-26 manual is the first one.

User Log In...
Forum: Ranger   01-08-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Swageless Fittings

Instead of Norseman, you might look at Quick Attach fittings. Article from GOB here.

Good Old Boat, Quick Attach, Sta-Lok, Norseman, swasless fittings...
Forum: Ranger   01-07-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Okay!

A Ranger 26 project! 3Amigos, are you replacing the standing rigging, running rigging or both? If standing rigging, did you drop the mast as part of a haul-out, or just for this project? Are you...
Forum: Ranger   12-30-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 2,742
Posted By gmbandco
Ranger 26 Dimensions

For those who own a Ranger 26-1, standard rig (not short), the dimensions, including standard sails, are here. (You have to log in to see the documents)

User Log In...
Forum: Ranger   12-26-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
R-26 manual

Anyone looking for a Ranger 26 owner's manual go to the site below. Register or login and look for Documents. The R-26 manual is the first one.

User Log In...
Forum: Learning to Sail   12-09-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 4,726
Posted By gmbandco
Anyone who wants to learn sailing, go out a...

Anyone who wants to learn sailing, go out a couple of times with someone who knows how. Don't take a boat out by yourself, even with some non-sailing buddies. Also, there are lots of videos that can...
Forum: Ranger   11-26-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
I would definitely get the 0750 model for this...

I would definitely get the 0750 model for this size boat. No need to get the bigger one. I use the boom as a handrail when messing about at the dock and this model supports that fine.

I can't...
Forum: Ranger   11-20-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 8,962
Posted By gmbandco
Congrats on the Ranger. I bought a 1974 26' over...

Congrats on the Ranger. I bought a 1974 26' over the summer and was able to singlehand it before it was hauled this fall. Some additions I made:
A BoomKicker in place of a topping lift. It makes...
Forum: Ranger   11-18-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
I would buy the K0750 again. I can't upload...

I would buy the K0750 again.

I can't upload a pdf to this forum. I can email it to anyone who sends me an email address.

gmbandco@hotmail.com
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-17-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 12,701
Posted By gmbandco
Rangers are great boats

I have an R-26 which I bought on Ebay, believe it or not. I love it. I had an Alacrity 19 before, so this is definitely more boat. Two of us sailed it down the Hudson into a 20-knot breeze, and did...
Forum: Ranger   11-17-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Here is the R-26 owner's manual.

Here is the R-26 owner's manual.
Forum: Ranger   11-17-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Sorry, I got the K0750...

Sorry, I got the K0750 (http://mauriprosailing.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=BOOK0750&Category_Code=BOOMKIKI) Boomkicker.
Forum: Ranger   11-17-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
I have a copy of the user's manual as a pdf,...

I have a copy of the user's manual as a pdf, supplied by a member of the Ranger forum. I'll email it tonight. It's not too complete.

I got the K0400...
Forum: Introduce Yourself   11-03-2008
Replies: 3,429
Views: 921,003
Posted By gmbandco
Hudson River

Hudson River, north of New York City
Forum: Ranger   10-29-2008
Replies: 30
Views: 13,898
Posted By gmbandco
Greyhound is about to be hauled, so I will try to...

Greyhound is about to be hauled, so I will try to get some pictures before I put the tarp on. I built a tarp frame out of PVC tubing, so I will take a picture of that before I cover it up.

I...
Forum: Ranger   10-02-2008
Replies: 4
Views: 2,770
Posted By gmbandco
Thumbs up The Ranger Wiki

Actually, I added something to the Gary Mull section of the Wiki. We should be supporting the site Jim has set up, so that Ranger owners and potential owners have an alternative to Sailnet.
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