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by conch
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Yamaha F300 now available as 35in model
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Re: Yamaha F300 now available as 35in model

The Yamaha site indicates the 425 XTO is also available in 35 in.
Chuck
by conch
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Yamaha F300 now available as 35in model
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Yamaha F300 now available as 35in model

Yamaha is offering the F300 with a 35-inch shaft length in their F300 with electronic shifting. The others will probably be close behind.
Yamaha literature wrote:Shaft lengths available: 25”, 30” and 35” (35” on F300 DEC only)

Chuck
by conch
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: SURVEY of Multi-function Display Choice
Replies: 6
Views: 537

Re: SURVEY of Multi-function Display Choice

A1. I am using two Garmin 740s MFD presently. Have used 4xx,5xx,740, and the 4xxx,5xxx,6xxx, with the 19x GPS also. A2. I have been very pleased with Garmin products,ease of installation,updating, and networking, and support. A3. I would pick Garmin again. I put the biggest Garmin I can fit for thes...
by conch
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: 1997 Outrage 24 $18,500 Long Island, New York
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Re: 1997 Outrage 24' $18,500

Always liked this model, good luck with your sale.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Oct 23, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 OUTRAGE 18 Replace Deck with PVC Sheet; New Fuel Tank
Replies: 35
Views: 5071

Re: 1986 OUTRAGE 18 Replace Deck with PVC Sheet; New Fuel Tank

Do you have a picture of the routered joint for the two panels and where you decided to place the seam?
Looks good,
Chuck
by conch
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: 1986 Montauk, 90Hp Yamaha, Karavan Trailer
Replies: 1
Views: 3224

FS: 1986 Montauk, 90Hp Yamaha, Karavan Trailer

For-sale: 1986 Montauk 17 with 2003 Yamaha 90 and 2011 Karavan Trailer all in good condition for $8,750. Located in Islamorada, Fl 33036 E-mail clv149pdo@aol.com
by conch
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WTB: 18 to 22 Outrage Atlanta Area or Southeast
Replies: 8
Views: 3987

Re: WTB: 18 to 22 Outrage Atlanta Area or Southeast

This 1985 18' Outrage @ 8K deserves a look. I will try to put a link, but I saw it at the site ' THT " in the classified section.
https://www.thehulltruth.com/boats-sale ... wn-sc.html

Chuck
by conch
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Steering Leak
Replies: 4
Views: 3180

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Steering Leak

Seal 3/4in. is in the mail from Islamorada.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Steering Leak
Replies: 4
Views: 3180

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Steering Leak

My 1996 Seastar Pro tilt helm is model HH5774 2.0 cu.in. You did not say where yours is leaking. Rebuild kits for the helm [being sold on] Amazon are around $40. If just the shaft seal is leaking I have both dash-210 & dash-214 (3/4 & 1in quad rings) I can mail to you. Let me know. I also ha...
by conch
Sun Sep 08, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1996 21 JUSTICE F300
Replies: 6
Views: 2949

Re: 1996 21 JUSTICE F300

Thank you very much for the offer Rich and I will let you know. I do have hub kits for the Yamaha, both Flo-Torq II and Solas/Rubex #203. Was your T-top cloth material or fiberglass? I have never watched the cutting and installation of mounts (antenna,radar,lights,etc.) thru the cloth. Some articles...
by conch
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: New Boat: 1987 SUPER SPORT LIMITED 17
Replies: 6
Views: 4228

Re: Finally got a whaler, and took it out! Lots of projects

Looks good, you could mount your VHF out of sight and use a remote microphone taking up very little space on your dash.
Chuck
by conch
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1996 21 JUSTICE F300
Replies: 6
Views: 2949

Re: 1996 21 JUSTICE F300

Hi Archie. [Total crew weight associated with the anecdotal performance data reported above was] probably about 850-lbs. There were two were small children and five adults aboard. There was no gear on board other than safety gear. We just grabbed the LASER 19-pitch propeller on the way to launch whe...
by conch
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: SUPER SPORT 15 Boat Lift Set-up
Replies: 3
Views: 2788

Re: SUPER SPORT 15 Boat Lift Set-up

When you get your Whaler, a location to start measuring for separating the lifting bunks would be the width from outside of the transom splashwell drain holes and across to the inside of the lifting eyes on each side. That should get it. Look at some pictures of the 15' classic transom in the refere...
by conch
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1996 21 JUSTICE F300
Replies: 6
Views: 2949

1996 21 JUSTICE F300

On my 21 JUSTICE with Yamaha F300 I am going to try a Yamaha SWS II 19-pitch propeller soon. I have a borrowed Mercury Laser 19 now just to bring the boat home, and performance was poor all around. I did not try much of anything, just running home from the ramp. Seven on board and 50 gallons fuel. B...
by conch
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment
Replies: 8
Views: 3352

Re: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment

Thru-hull fittings look good so far, though they will be replaced with stainless probably next time on the trailer. The cockpit floor boxes both have 1-1/4-inch bronze thru-hull fittings which are capped. Not sure what I will do with them, maybe a washdown or livewell pump. Stern splash well drains ...
by conch
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment
Replies: 8
Views: 3352

Re: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment

Thanks Jim, the lower unit serial number is unique unto itself, however in the Yamaha computer system entering the engine (powerhead number) or this new lower unit number ,reveals the other one and shows my name and address as owner and my Extended Warranty info.
Chuck
by conch
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment
Replies: 8
Views: 3352

Re: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment

Hi, battery isolator is what Yamaha calls their aux battery lead. I believe the the fuse included in the kit protects the wiring and the service manual states the aux lead output at a max of 70 amps @ 12v. The reset able fuse is located near to the aux battery, and the other lead from the engine is ...
by conch
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment
Replies: 8
Views: 3352

Re: 1996 21' Justice Re-Power

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Fig. 1. Yamaha puts a serial number on lower unit of F300 NCA model
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Fig. 2. Boat on lift.
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I am trying a vented engine cover that stays on all the time .

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Fig. 3. Dive Door removed for Hurricane Prep
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by conch
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1996 21' Justice Refurbishment
Replies: 8
Views: 3352

1996 21' Justice Refurbishment

The rigging of the new Yamaha [F300] engine has begun [on the 1995 JUSTICE 21 re-power]. As part of pre-rigging cleaning I had the fuel tank examined, pressure tested, drained, and cleaned, The fuel line hoses and tank level float gauge were replaced. The O-ring on the filler cap was . This service ...
by conch
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Towing Home My "Barn Find"
Replies: 9
Views: 3975

Re: Towing Home My "Barn Find"

Over 3,000 miles round trip.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Towing Home My "Barn Find"
Replies: 9
Views: 3975

Re: Towing Home My "Barn Find"

I have completed a few installations of rigging before the storm and will post some in the repairs and performance sections.
I think we have agreed to name her "REEL JUSTICE"
Chuck
by conch
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Towing Home My "Barn Find"
Replies: 9
Views: 3975

Re: Towing Home My "Barn Find"

The dive door just fits that well into the opening to look sealed and it still has all its original sealing rubber and clamps. I doubt it was ever used much. The original custom short bungee cords to hold/store the door when removed into two chocks on deck were still sealed in a bag in the owners po...
by conch
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Towing Home My "Barn Find"
Replies: 9
Views: 3975

Re: Towing Home My "Barn Find"

CW member MAVERICK had a beautiful restored 1987 18' GUARDIAN with DIVE DOOR that he sold here in the Marketplace around Oct of 2017. Search the listing for pics. I just was not ready yet. In hindsight after looking and operating both, I prefer the 21' Justice with a four stroke Yamaha F300 vs the E...
by conch
Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Towing Home My "Barn Find"
Replies: 9
Views: 3975

Towing Home My "Barn Find"

The grand children asked me to rig one more Boston Whaler. With some different medicines I am feeling better now, so I am going to try. At first I was set on searching for a classic 18, but after seeing some of the fuel tank/deck problems others have had I started to look for something different. Th...
by conch
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: Mercury OptiMax Parts and Rigging in Florida
Replies: 1
Views: 1968

FS: Mercury OptiMax Parts and Rigging in Florida

Due to a re-power I have for sale Mercury rigging and parts from an excellent condition Mercury OptiMax 225 XL: a midsection, a harnesses, an oil tank, and a top mount binnacle. These are from a freshwater lake motor from Oklahoma. The power trim and tilt appears as new and will fit many engines. No...
by conch
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: NMEA-2000 Backbone Power On-Off Switch
Replies: 5
Views: 2804

Re: NMEA-2000 Backbone Power On-Off Switch

Butch, a bilge pump connected directly to the battery has another switch of some type somewhere to act upon the presence of water or it would run all the time. I like a separate switch for the NMEA-2000 system to be able to reboot or work on the system. This way the MFD,s or other items on the backb...
by conch
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Survey of Yamaha Water Pressure Sensor Failure
Replies: 12
Views: 4073

Re: Survey of Yamaha Water Pressure Sensor Failure

Among myself and my two next door neighbors we have 9 F300 Yamaha's all 2015 4.2 L models put in service in 2016. We all have the optional water pressure sensors and battery isolator leads installed since new. All motors run in very warm salt water. I rinse my motors religiously after each use, my n...
by conch
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2005 180 DAUNTLESS Water in Fastener Holes in Sump
Replies: 8
Views: 4435

Re: 2005 180 DAUNTLESS Water in Fastener Holes in Sump

I try to avoid drilling holes in the hull. Search on this site and you will learn how to fill and seal the old screw holes. I use the products from Stern Saver to fasten things to the hull in addition to transducers. My bilge pump and Racor filters are screwed into the Stern Saver blocks. The blocks...
by conch
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Chuck Bennett
Replies: 9
Views: 4602

Re: Chuck Bennett and Scuppers

FOR HAWAIIAN WHALER Q: Can you share the info you received from Boston Whaler regarding the transom scuppers? The transom scuppers were probably used on many models for many years. I missed Mr. Bennett by a few days after his retirement. The person who answered was friendly but could not provide any...
by conch
Mon May 27, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS:1984 Outrage 18
Replies: 4
Views: 5017

Re: 1984 Outrage 18

Sounds good, maybe you could add your location and a picture. I think this will be gone soon. Any idea about the fuel tank condition.
Good luck with your sale.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Trailers
Replies: 11
Views: 4067

Re: Trailers

dtmackey -- the OP never mentioned "homemade" in his post. He did ask for opinions on a few of his ideas which he listed. I gave him my opinion on the one idea of his involving obvious fraud. No "rush to judgement", and the law seems clear to me. Many stolen trailers come back to...
by conch
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Obtaining Boat Title
Replies: 4
Views: 2589

Re: Obtaining Boat Title In Florida

Go to your local county tax collectors office in Florida. Take your Grandmother with you and fill out Form HSMV 82152 and you can get same day title service. She should bring the death certificate and her marriage license. If she is not available fill out form HSMV 82040 and bring along death certif...
by conch
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Trailers
Replies: 11
Views: 4067

Re: Trailers

...I sold a boat and trailer years ago and forgot to give the buyer the title. I still have it. I would use this title to get a registration and plates . I should probably say that I'm a retired cop, and I never stopped a trailer in my entire career. But even if I did, I can't imagine I would have ...
by conch
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Protect Hull from Damage Mounting and Removing Auxiliary Engine
Replies: 11
Views: 3561

Re: Protect Hull from Damage Mounting and Removing Auxiliary Engine

If you will be using your auxiliary engine regularly, mount a permanent bracket--either fixed or adjustable and available from several vendors/ Or make your own. Most brackets I have seen are mounted to the transom. The on-off and fastening and clamping is done to a block of replaceable wood or simi...
by conch
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Appraisal: Pristine 1984 Montauk 17
Replies: 8
Views: 3063

Re: Appraisal: Pristine 1984 Montauk 17

Looks very nice, though I have never seen a V4 Johnson bolted on to a transom quite like that.
Chuck
by conch
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 3458

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Will be back to Natchez, Ms as soon as the Doc's say I can travel that far again.
Chuck
by conch
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 3458

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Lobster Magnet First day of Mini Season
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: TOW YOUR WHALER QUICKLY CORVETTE LT4 6 SPEED
Replies: 0
Views: 1589

TOW YOUR WHALER QUICKLY CORVETTE LT4 6 SPEED

Be first to the launch ramp with this classic For sale is my 1996 Corvette Convertible LT4 6 speed White with tan leather, tan soft top White Factory hardtop with rolling storage cart Car covers full and top down Original sawblades New battery Run flat tires All factory paperwork, build sheet, opera...
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4
Replies: 1
Views: 1020

Re: Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samarai 4X4

Link to Suzuki pictures I cannot seem to resize them to fit.
https://www.thehulltruth.com/trucks-tra ... i-4x4.html
Chuck
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 3458

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Thanks for help with the pictures Phil
This link should have pictures of the Suzuki 4X4
Purchase the combo for 9K and be ready for any adventure.
https://www.thehulltruth.com/trucks-tra ... i-4x4.html
by conch
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 3458

Re: 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

Picture posting I hope
Chuck
by conch
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4
Replies: 1
Views: 1020

Tow your small Whaler 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4

For sale is my 1994 Suzuki Samurai 4X4 in original condition. 5 Speed Transmission Never off road or off pavement. 50,000 original miles Garaged ,all glass is good, mounted spare Air Conditioned Fuel Injected White with Black convertible top Fold and tumble rear seat with seat belts Sony Marine AM/...
by conch
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer
Replies: 7
Views: 3458

SOLD 1983 15 SPORT, 1998 70Hp Johnson, 2009 Trailer

SOLD 1983 15 foot Boston Whaler Sport in good condition, with 1998 Johnson 70Hp motor , and a 2009 Continental Trailer Non ethanol and premix since new. Oil pump still mounted. Ready for some new varnish. Original wood seats and hatch with cushioned swivel seats mounted Two 6 gallon fuel tanks Oper...
by conch
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 4803

Re: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty

Top speed with Yamaha SWS 19in Props was 57mph so far. I haven't had the opportunity to try the Yamaha SWS II 21inch Props or the Mercury Rev 4 19 inch Props. I did not track fuel much, but cruise at 40 was I think 1.4 to 1.7 at around 4100rpm. Last I remember on the Yamaha gauge was 87 miles using ...
by conch
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 4803

Re: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty

Thank you all who responded for your interest.
Chuck
by conch
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 4803

Re: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty

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