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by Drafter
Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 13-Footer: Remote Control Cable: Loop or No Loop
Replies: 6
Views: 3089

Re: 13' control cable length loop or no loop?

Thanks. The steering cable would attach to the tilt tube. The throttle and shift cables enter the motor from the front while they're coming to the motor from the side. The loop creates a straight path into the front of the motor compared to a sharp 90-degree bend.
by Drafter
Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 13-Footer: Remote Control Cable: Loop or No Loop
Replies: 6
Views: 3089

13-Footer: Remote Control Cable: Loop or No Loop

Hello everyone. In the process of restoring my [1969--please use four-digits for year] 13 STANDARD to a SUPER SPORT, I do not have original [remote control mechanical] cables. 20170122_152752.jpg Everything that I have read on the forum state that most people are using 8-foot-long throttle and shift...
by Drafter
Sun Dec 25, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Looking For a Boat
Replies: 15
Views: 5311

Re: Looking For a Boat

As far as boating options go nearby: I live just north of you in Tulsa. Surprisingly enough, Oklahoma has more shoreline than the East Coast and Gulf Coast combined. There are lots of great lakes to explore with your boys in a small trailerable boat. I've spent a ton of time on Possum Kingdom, two-h...
by Drafter
Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Re-do SPORT 13
Replies: 25
Views: 9696

Re: Re-do SPORT 13

Nice idea on the transom. I was considering having a small sheet of stainless cut and attached with 5200 to keep the motor from digging into the fiberglass on the aft side. The front side has a plate for the screw clamps. I have taped off my stenciled Hull number as well to save it. Thought about ha...
by Drafter
Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:52 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Re-do SPORT 13
Replies: 25
Views: 9696

Re: Re-do SPORT 13

Interesting on the stainless... Been thinking about a keel guard for mine of some sort. Bought the same paint today myself. Nice to see a photo. Was really thinking about rolling and tipping. Have neve used an actual spray gun and am nervous to learn how to on this project. Already have a decent com...
by Drafter
Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1969 13-foot Repairs
Replies: 5
Views: 2346

1969 Classic 13 New Owner

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by Drafter
Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:01 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1969 13-foot Repairs
Replies: 5
Views: 2346

Re: 1969 Classic 13 New Owner

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Crazing driving me crazy.
by Drafter
Wed Oct 26, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1969 13-foot Repairs
Replies: 5
Views: 2346

1969 13-foot Repairs

Hello all, I need some advice. I got the little Whaler home from its 750 mile round-trip to pick up this past weekend. It's been stripped down, and I've been doing some wet sanding to eliminate as much gel coat crazing as possible. In the big scheme of things, it's in excellent shape. Not a single a...
by Drafter
Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1969 Classic 13 New Owner
Replies: 5
Views: 2699

Re: 1969 Classic 13 New Owner

Jim, the motor is pristine. All original and 32 years old, This picture was taken yesterday.

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by Drafter
Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1969 Classic 13 New Owner
Replies: 5
Views: 2699

1969 Classic 13 New Owner

Hello everyone. I've been lurking on this site for several days learning everything that I can about the classic 13 Boston Whaler boat. Literally reading until 2 or 3 a.m. every night, driving my wife nuts--but there is SO much great information out there to soak up! Love these little boats! I have ...