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by conch
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: The WHALER 27 Models and hull dimensions
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: The WHALER 27 Models and hull dimensions

Was the 27 Center Console Cuddy Cabin called an Outrage in the sales literature? Or, was it just known as the CCC model? Lightest of all the 27s. Also the 27s appear to be the only models that do not increase rated horsepower capacity with the addition of Whaler Drive. Whaler Drive, brackets, or a c...
by conch
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: Tandem-axle Trailer in Florida $495 SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 126

FS: Tandem-axle Trailer in Florida $495 SOLD

For sale: a 1996 Dorsey welded tandem-axle boat trailer rated for 6,000-GVWR with 2-inch-ball hitch in Islamorada, Florida for $495. CONTACT: clv149pdo@aol.com This trailer was used in fresh water until the 2020 summer. It had four new tires plus spare at that time. I towed my 21 JUSTICE from Oklaho...
by conch
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 Frontier 25 Sliding Door Latch Manufacturer
Replies: 3
Views: 732

Re: 1986 Frontier 25 Sliding Door Latch Manufacturer

Might be easier to identify if you remove it from the door and post a picture. A locksmith can probably identify the marks or recommend a replacement for you.
Chuck
by conch
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1985 Yamaha 40 Replacement Key for Ignition Key Switch
Replies: 4
Views: 771

Re: 1985 Yamaha 40 Replacement Key for Ignition Key Switch

For many Yamaha key switches remove the retaining nut and located on the flat side of the switch key barrel should be a three digit key number. With the key number you can source a replacement.
Chuck
by conch
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1996 OUTRAGE 24 Ride and Stability
Replies: 28
Views: 10208

Re: 1996 OUTRAGE 24 Ride and Stability

Moabelite can you please post pictures of your 1996 OUTRAGE 24 when you bring her home. I would like to see your 1996 OUTRAGE 24 in the water with fuel tanks at FULL level. You sound like you will enjoy this hull.

Are the Yamaha engines V6 two-stroke-power-cycle engines?

Chuck
by conch
Mon May 25, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2020 320 VANTAGE Engine Options
Replies: 14
Views: 2433

Re: 2020 320 VANTAGE Engine Options

Nice boat, pretty heavy girl though. Will you keep her forever and ever, or do you consider resale? A 30K premium for 60% more horsepower is about 10% or less of the purchase price. Not out of range for boats or pickup trucks I think. Put the 400 Merc's on there or you will piloting a 13,000 lb pig ...
by conch
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 250-HP
Replies: 11
Views: 2390

Re: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 250-HP

The Yamaha SWS II 17-pitch propeller diameter is 15.5-inches, and the suffix is T, not M. I am not clear what propeller you have. The boat seems to be running well now. Try a magical four-blade--but I doubt performance will improve much or the engine will be able to accelerate to 6100-RPM. A Yamaha ...
by conch
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: TEF-GEL
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Re: TEF-GEL

I like it for the stainless steel bolts used to mount aluminum outrigger bases,and lower unit bolts. The ss bolts on the aluminum trailer also. Lots of places on a boat, motor, and trailer used in salt water.
Chuck
by conch
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: New purchase: 1991 Walkaround 21
Replies: 16
Views: 3048

Re: New purchase: 1991 Walkaround 21

Here are a pair of Ox 66 Yamaha engine with rigging located in Delaware. Listed on the boating site THT. Selling pair of YAMAHA V225 Saltwater Series 11 0X66 fuel injected they are scheduled to be removed from boat Dec 16, These motors have 500hrs on them and are running, all harnesses,switches,gaug...
by conch
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Yamaha F300 35-inch Shaft Length Now Available
Replies: 4
Views: 1693

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 35-inch Shaft Length Now Available
Replies: 4
Views: 1693

Yamaha F300 35-inch Shaft Length Now Available

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: 2250

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: SOLD: 1997 Outrage 24 $16,500 Long Island, New York
Replies: 4
Views: 2170

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: 38
Views: 21335

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: 7432

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: 8998

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: 7212

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: 7212

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: 8042

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: 8768

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: 8042

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: 6659

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: 8042

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: 8349

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: 8349

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: 8349

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: 8349

Re: 1996 21' Justice Re-Power

Yamaha Lower Serial #.JPG
Fig. 1. Yamaha puts a serial number on lower unit of F300 NCA model
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21 on Lift.jpg
Fig. 2. Boat on lift.
21 on Lift.jpg (56.28 KiB) Viewed 8345 times


I am trying a vented engine cover that stays on all the time .

21 Bston Whaler 3.jpg
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: 8349

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: 9538

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: 9538

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: 9538

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: 9538

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: 9538

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: 5365

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: 7784

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: 10095

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: 9235

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: 9571

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: 9094

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: 5928

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: 3616

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: 5928

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: 5774

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: 4698

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: 4968

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: 4968

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: 2275

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...