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by Landlocked
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: No Longer Wanted to Buy: Two 12-gallon Steel Fuel Tanks
Replies: 1
Views: 1799

Re: WTB: Two 12-gallon Steel Fuel Tanks for Montauk: Near Nashville, Tennessee, or Panama City, Florida

I ended up ordering the Moeller 22 gallon white tank. Not what I wanted but probably the wisest decision of the options available.
by Landlocked
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: No Longer Wanted to Buy: Two 12-gallon Steel Fuel Tanks
Replies: 1
Views: 1799

No Longer Wanted to Buy: Two 12-gallon Steel Fuel Tanks

No longer wanted to buy: two original 12-gallon steel tanks in good condition.
by Landlocked
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Want to Buy Cover for 17 Montauk
Replies: 4
Views: 1596

Re: Want to Buy Cover for 17 Montauk

Funny though, I was typing an email to Boat Covers Direct about a carver top at the time you posted your reply. https://www.boatcoversdirect.com/products/boat_covers/BOSTON_WHALER_75/17_MONTAUK_W-_BOW_RAIL_W-_SIDE_RAILS_2120/ Sent them an email because I was concerned the top they show is for Pre 02...
by Landlocked
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Want to Buy Cover for 17 Montauk
Replies: 4
Views: 1596

Re: Want to Buy Cover for 17 Montauk

No garage. Boat sits covered in the drive year round. Besides, I need cover for towing to hide 3 paddle boards, beach toys, multiple rods, BBQ grill, tackle, kitchen supplies, Cajun cooker, luggage, and whatever the heck else the family decides to take with us they can't live without for two weeks t...
by Landlocked
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Want to Buy Cover for 17 Montauk
Replies: 4
Views: 1596

Want to Buy Cover for 17 Montauk

My 15 year old Sunbrella cover finally shredded in a storm towing back from vacation Saturday. Looking for a replacement to get me by for a while. Doesn't have to be perfect but would like something in blue that's in good enough shape to be used while towing. Will eventually buy new but suffering fr...
by Landlocked
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Project 13 Floor Repair - a novel approach
Replies: 3
Views: 1637

Re: Project 13 Floor Repair - a novel approach

Thanks for info - Will certainly consider. Weather did not cooperate this weekend anyway...

Ll.
by Landlocked
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Project 13 Floor Repair - a novel approach
Replies: 3
Views: 1637

Project 13 Floor Repair - a novel approach

This weekend we completed sanding outside of hull and flipped the boat over for the first time in several months. While sizing up the project ahead, my son found what I believe everyone describes as a soft spot in the floor. The area is near the back of the boat and is about 6 inches x 12 inches. By...
by Landlocked
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Yeti Coolers on Classic MONTAUK 17
Replies: 8
Views: 3196

Re: Yeti Coolers on Classic MONTAUK 17

That's one nice Snapper ConB. Not sure I could handle one that size.
Got me a stack full of Bass Pro Gift Cards, credit card points, etc. Gonna stick with Yetti since that's what they carry. Should about have enough to cover the 105.
by Landlocked
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Yeti Coolers on Classic MONTAUK 17
Replies: 8
Views: 3196

Re: Yeti Coolers on Classic MONTAUK 17

Got the pic - thanks!. Looks like it is very close to same size as the Yeti 105. The Grizzly is 15 1/8 x 31 7/8 x17 7/8 high. the Yeti 105 is 16 3/8 by 29 1/4 x15 3/4 to bottom of lid. lid would add another 3 inches at least. (Not sure why they measure it that way) . Your boat is a bit wider than th...
by Landlocked
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Yeti Coolers on Classic MONTAUK 17
Replies: 8
Views: 3196

Yeti Coolers on Classic MONTAUK 17

Has anyone tried the [Yeti] 105 in front of the console of a classic Montauk? I like the height but concerned the shepherds crook might interfere with opening. It looks like it might have a slightly smaller footprint than the Igloo marine 90 which would be good given limited space up there. I am not...
by Landlocked
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 13 Whaler Restoration
Replies: 0
Views: 1473

13 Whaler Restoration

Slowly moving along with our project 13 as my son finds sporadic doses of motivation. We have outside of hull completely stripped to fiberglass in most areas. As discussed in a previous post, former owner(s) had attempted painting on several occasions so very little gell coat remained from previous ...
by Landlocked
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1976 Montauk Fair Price
Replies: 3
Views: 1841

Re: 1976 Montauk Fair Price

Appears to be two separate boats at the link. One has an older Mercury and options such as the leaning cushions behind the cooler seat. The other has the Suzuki motor which I assume is the one you are talking about. Bottom paint, updated Suzuki shifter rather than Morse, and plywood doors on the con...
by Landlocked
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5464

Re: Top Speed?1989 Montauk w/1989 Mercury 90 HP

I think it might be possible. Someone else more technically savvy than I should jump in here but you may not be in the optimum power band of the engine/prop combo at 75%. Increasing RPM's that final 25% MIGHT get you closer to where you think you should be. Which with a properly propped and function...
by Landlocked
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Top Speed 1989 Montauk Mercury 90-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 5464

Re: Top Speed?1989 Montauk w/1989 Mercury 90 HP

I have a 1977 Montauk with a 2002 Merc 90HP 2 stroke. With just a younger and thinner me in the boat on smooth water I once hit 41.5mph gps. With the fully grown family of 5 aboard with total weight north of 800 lbs, about 33 mph is all I can squeeze out of her. Both of these were at Wide Open Throt...
by Landlocked
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Offloading Outrage 18 From Trailer
Replies: 14
Views: 4989

Re: Offloading Outrage 18 From Trailer

When I needed to take my Montauk off its trailer a few years ago, I found two sturdy trees in the yard slightly further apart than the trailer is wide. I stretched a ratchet strap between the trees about 8-10 feet above the ground and then hung a come-a-long hand winch from the center of the strap. ...
by Landlocked
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Future of Marine Charts in USA
Replies: 20
Views: 6783

Re: Future of Marine Charts in USA

In my business we historically relied heavily upon US Geological Survey (USGS) 7.5 minute topographical maps. I've got flat file drawers full of them - each purchased for about 8-10 bucks apiece. Beginning about 20 years ago, several companies started digitizing these maps. Delorme' Topo USA was one...
by Landlocked
Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Four-pole Electrical Connector for Lamps
Replies: 9
Views: 3355

Re: four-pin deck connector for light wiring

I was scrolling down to see if anyone had suggested trolling motor receptacle when I saw you had thought of it already. That is the route I would go.

Ll.
by Landlocked
Wed May 24, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 190 Montauk 2007 Horn Replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 2306

Re: 190 Montauk 2007 Horn Replacement

Trumpet air horns don't have to take up a lot of room. Here is my installation. Compressor is in back of console.
by Landlocked
Mon May 22, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer
Replies: 8
Views: 2722

Re: Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer

Not that it amounts to a hill of beans at this point, I just recalled the previous owner told me that prior to his painting it white, there was a lot of green paint showing and that the previous owner before him used it as a duck boat. Since I encountered no other areas of green, other than that sho...
by Landlocked
Mon May 22, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer
Replies: 8
Views: 2722

Re: Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer

A quick internet search for barrier coat returned several references to epoxy coatings and the trail inevitably ended back at West Marine. So, I will try and locate an affordable epoxy based barrier coat to apply on the bottom section where I have already sanded. The sides which are still white and ...
by Landlocked
Mon May 22, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer
Replies: 8
Views: 2722

Re: Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer

Kind of thought that might have been the case. One point of clarification though, there was no anti fouling paint on the bottom. Just layer upon layer of very hard conventional paint. The newer top-coat was very tough to remove - may have been epoxy based. Not sure. Regardless, chemical stripper was...
by Landlocked
Mon May 22, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer
Replies: 8
Views: 2722

Removing Anti-fouling Bottom Paint Exposed Green Layer

IMG_5564 (2) (Small).JPG Several years ago I bought my son this old 13-footer to use as a pond boat, and he's finally gotten the bug to fix it up. We flipped over the boat yesterday and went to work on what must have been at least five very thick coats of paint on the bottom--none of which were abl...
by Landlocked
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1979 Montauk Registration Problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1821

Re: 1979 Montauk Registration Problem

My Montauk HIN contains 75 but it is registered as a 77.

Ll.
by Landlocked
Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk and Dauntless Hull Shape and Handling Differences
Replies: 11
Views: 4311

Re: Montauk and Dauntless Hull Shape and Handling Differences

I got a chance to see the 190 Montauk on display at a tackle shop while I was down last weekend. Certainly looks like an option for me. Little more utilitarian than my wife would like this time around which why we had locked onto the Dauntless series in the first place but our experience may have ch...
by Landlocked
Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk and Dauntless Hull Shape and Handling Differences
Replies: 11
Views: 4311

Montauk and Dauntless Hull Shape and Handling Differences

I've had a 1977 Montauk 17 for the last 16-years and have become very comfortable with it in rough water, crossing wakes, waves, following seas, and so on. Unfortunately, in those 16-years, the family has grown. They have grown a lot. I would expect the combined weight of my crew to now exceed the 8...
by Landlocked
Wed Jun 08, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Pump switch has no auto option
Replies: 6
Views: 3140

Re: Pump switch has no auto option

I don't know anything about the factory bilge pump setup on your 2007 Outrage but I do have a suggestion. When I wired the breaker switch panel on the console of my Montauk, I added a second switch under the console for the bilge with on/off/auto positions. When running, I keep the three position sw...
by Landlocked
Thu May 19, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket
Replies: 4
Views: 2601

Re: 1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket

Red-neck engineering at its finest but looks fine installed and may actually prove to last longer as the light is higher and bottom is sealed from water getting in from below.
by Landlocked
Thu May 19, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket
Replies: 4
Views: 2601

Re: 1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket

Light socket arrived last night. Does not fit hole in OEM base but given time remaining before my trip and lack of other options I elected to epoxy it on top. Would have been nice if it had fit as promised given price I paid for the light, socket and overnight shipping but I'm happy with the results...
by Landlocked
Tue May 17, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Rod Holders for Reverisble Pilot Seat
Replies: 6
Views: 3069

Re: Rod Holders for Reverisble Pilot Seat

Pick your color. http://www.lowes.com/pd_230592-61158-12209KIT_0__&productId=3760697&cm_mmc=SCE_PLA_ONLY-_-Paint-_-SprayPaint-_-3760697:Plasti_Dip&CAWELAID=1463443635&kpid=3760697&CAGPSPN=pla&CAAGID=17210227472&CATCI=pla-78787065752?k_clickID=9e7fd5a0-ec77-4417-9f77-a64bc...
by Landlocked
Tue May 17, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Rod Holders for Reverisble Pilot Seat
Replies: 6
Views: 3069

Re: Rod Holders for Reverisble Pilot Seat

I have the same problem. I've been thinking about trying rubber dip like you put on tool handles...
by Landlocked
Mon May 16, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket
Replies: 4
Views: 2601

Re: 1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket

The original version has a metal tab that screws into the bottom of the light housing after the socket is inserted. This one does not but, Specialty Marine says it is a replacement for [combined sidelight lamps] prior to c.1980. I want to input before ordering. Thanks.
by Landlocked
Mon May 16, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket
Replies: 4
Views: 2601

1977 Montauk Combined Sidelights Lamp Replacement Lightbulb Socket

Has anyone tried replacing the lightbulb socket in the combined sidelight lamp for an older (1977) Montuak with the one sold by Specialty Marine? See http://www.specialtymarine.com/BOSTON-WHALER-CLASSIC-BOW-LIGHT-SOCKET-p375.html Also considering the LED bulb shown at http://www.specialtymarine.com/...
by Landlocked
Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Sinking boat
Replies: 4
Views: 2594

Re: Sinking boat

Two years ago, I was pulling a transect cable across 300 feet of the French Broad River. Got the cable across and handed off to crew on shore and started to back out from bank to make a turn and go back to the other side to tighten the come-along but the current was too swift for the jet motor and I...
by Landlocked
Wed Mar 02, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1998 MONTAUK 17 Steers Hard at Speed
Replies: 20
Views: 5836

Re: 1998 MONTAUK 17 Steers Hard at Speed

If it is only hard to steer in one direction my money is on trim tab adjustment or possibly bent skeg. In either case if you are having to hold on to the wheel very tight to keep it from veering off course - it is a dangerous situation with an easy fix. Ll. Since your unit is easy to steer at low sp...
by Landlocked
Wed Dec 23, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Waterproof Ignition Key Switch
Replies: 3
Views: 6870

Re: Waterproof Ignition Key Switch

Thanks Jim. I had hoped to find something like the Cole-Hersee sealed switch with O-rings and IP67 waterproof rating, part 9506060BP. West Marine has them in three-position and four-position models but neither have push-to-choke function. You are probably correct in that since this is only the secon...
by Landlocked
Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WTB Morse MT2
Replies: 2
Views: 5280

Re: WTB Morse MT2

Binnacle on 1977 Montauk. Boat has 2002 90HP Mercury. It used to have a Johnson 85 and same controller worked with it as well - just had to flip a lever over on the inside when I repowered to the different brand. After posting this Sat, I took a dremmel tool to the one I have, cleaned up plastic bus...
by Landlocked
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Waterproof Ignition Key Switch
Replies: 3
Views: 6870

Waterproof Ignition Key Switch

We got caught in a storm and tons of sea spray soaked everything in the boat and console. Despite the fact I hosed the heck out of everything, I'm still trying to repair damage. Liberal application of WD-40 has now freed the [ignition] key switch, but push-to-choke does not work. [I want to buy] a h...
by Landlocked
Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WTB Morse MT2
Replies: 2
Views: 5280

WTB Morse MT2

My 70's vintage mt2 will no longer go into neutral. Ive had it disasembled 3 times now. Something bent. If anyone has one layin round email price and ill have santa get it for me

Thanks
Chris
by Landlocked
Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Yeti or Orca Cooler for Montauk
Replies: 14
Views: 11872

Re: Yeti or Orca Cooler for Montauk

I've wanted to [change to a YETI or ORCA cooler from an IGLOO cooler] for a while but to date have just settled for a small Yeti in the back due to the cost. I will say give the Orca a close look. They are based here, in Franklin, Tennessee, and I see their products at a lot of events. They are just...
by Landlocked
Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Show Us Your Whaler
Replies: 147
Views: 85693

Re: Show Us Your Whaler

Beautiful pic flippa. I've had a lot of offers for the montauk over the years. Came close a time or two but just couldn't do it. My wife told me in 1999 she was ready for kids. I said i wanted a boat..... I got my boat and we got a house full of kids. Wouldnt trade any of em for the world. Boat incl...
by Landlocked
Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Show Us Your Whaler
Replies: 147
Views: 85693

Re: Show Us Your Whaler

I took the liberty of modifying your request and focused on what the Montauk has given my family. Never would have made these memories without her! She shows her age in some respects and is certainly not as nice as some but she gets us out there and that's what counts!