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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:16 pm 
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I've just saved up and am buying a H20 miracle. I've skippered and crewed a 20 and i like it. I'm coming from a H16 that i love ( and am keeping ) but myself and crew average 400#. Is there anything i should prep myself for and/or buy in advance to make the sailing the most enjoyable? Parts to stock up on or watch out for are cool too. Looks like trap harnesses are in order all 'round :)

Tim

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Memphis, TN

1978 H16 (sold)
1986 H16 (sold)
1980 H16 (sold)
1996 H20 Miracle (just right)
Bought another H16. Solid!!


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:48 pm 
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Welcome to the club! I'm fairly new to 20s as well. I can say they're a tad faster... and there are a lot more moving parts to lube and check on. My "can't miss ring" snapped on me two weeks ago... so if you have that style of Trap ring, and the bottom looks like a "V" instead of a "U" consider replacing it... just like on the 16, check all your rigging for rust. Also, my boat came with some stiff fat mainsheet, and replacing it with smaller diameter line so that it could flow through the blocks better was a huge improvement.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 1:04 pm 
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It's not real without Pics. Congratulations in advance.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 2:52 pm 
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Picking it up next weekend :0) I'm stoked!
Tim

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Memphis, TN

1978 H16 (sold)
1986 H16 (sold)
1980 H16 (sold)
1996 H20 Miracle (just right)
Bought another H16. Solid!!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:20 pm 
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Old photo? but that's a sweet ride. Nice trailer too. Congrats.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 12:04 am 
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Photos taken last week. The boat hasn't been sailed in a few years. The pics of the undersides of the hulls show almost no wear. Comes with beach wheels and a sail box too. There's some port transom gel coat to do, I'm sure there's some running rigging I'll need to replace. Have a 12 hr each way drive to pick it up :shock: but for the price it's worth the trip. I would love to find some magnum wings to install on it. Seen many vids on YouTube ect with the miracle 20 sporting magnum wings. The lakes where I sail most average 5-12 mph all year, more in fall so I'll have some good TOB to get used to it.
Tim

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Memphis, TN

1978 H16 (sold)
1986 H16 (sold)
1980 H16 (sold)
1996 H20 Miracle (just right)
Bought another H16. Solid!!


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