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by Phil T
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 Guardian: Wiring path for Downriggers
Replies: 4
Views: 51

Re: 210 Guardian: Wiring path for Downriggers

Given that the complete hull and gunnels are foam filled, there are not many options. Consider: Drill the bottom of the handrail adjacent to the mount. Run the wires down in to the handrail and fish it forward and then to the gunnel cap. Have the wire exit the rail close to the rail base and as clos...
by Phil T
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Image
Replies: 15
Views: 305

Re: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Image

Okay, I will say what everyone is thinking.

Whaler is absolutely NUTS charging such a ridiculous price for a measly 19 gallon tank.
by Phil T
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Image
Replies: 15
Views: 305

Re: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Image

Humor me on this. Call Sue Lodel, Parts Manager at Twin Cities Marine.

http://www.beacontcm.com
by Phil T
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Image
Replies: 15
Views: 305

Re: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Image

While the design elements appear to be well done and allows a clean install, the option price, at first read, is a shocker.
by Phil T
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Image
Replies: 15
Views: 305

Re: Identify Fuel Tank Manufacturer from Poor Image

It does not appear to be a Moeller, Specter, Attwood or Bainbridge brand.

Is the boat in the US?
by Phil T
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Rigid Raider 22
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Rigid Raider 22

The Raider 22 model is based on a modified Outrage 22 hull and was built by CPD. Review this reference article for details and photos: http://continuouswave.com/whaler/cetacea/cetaceaPage35.html The general specs for the Outrage 22 would apply with small changes in hull weight and swamped capacity d...
by Phil T
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1970 16-footer with 90-HP
Replies: 13
Views: 386

Re: 1970 16-footer with 90-HP

Propeller sizing is standard but performance is not universal across brands and models of props due to blade design. (e.g. a prop from Company x in a size of 13x16 will not necessarily perform the same as a prop in that same size/material from Company B.) 4 blade props have superior grip and are mos...
by Phil T
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 1153

Re: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition

Archie - If you want to know if the interesting features are factory installed, contact Boston Whaler Customer Service. Katie and Chuck may be able to clarify a bit. Providing the HIN is important. Let us know what you find out. https://www.bostonwhaler.com/marketing/contact-customer-service/
by Phil T
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Semco Teak Oil
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Semco Teak Oil

For those that want to familarize themselves with the product information:

https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=166
by Phil T
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Outboard Engine Size Limit
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Outboard Motor size

As you can see in the Specification table from the Reference Section, http://continuouswave.com/whaler/reference/specifications.html , the Outrage 21, available from 1970-1982, had a maximum hp rating from the factory of 200 hp. Given the desired increase to 225hp is only marginally more than the fa...
by Phil T
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: 1979 21 Outrage $8,500-Canadian in Newfoundland
Replies: 5
Views: 355

Re: Location of Mount Pearl

In case readers are wondering, Mount Pearl is in Newfoundland, near St John's.
by Phil T
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2010 Montauk 150 Weights
Replies: 10
Views: 266

Re: 2010 Montauk 150 boat+trailer weight?

IF the boat is totally empty as is the vehicle, you could do the run to the local ramp at low speeds BUT you need to be very careful with braking. Make sure the trailer is level when hooked up. You may need to do some measurements with a level to figure out the correct rise of the ball mount. Long d...
by Phil T
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Protect Hull from Damage Mounting and Removing Auxiliary Engine
Replies: 11
Views: 323

Re: Protect Hull from Damage Mounting and Removing Auxiliary Engine

I would add a rubber material on the inside of the sheet metal U that Jim describes to protect the gelcoat.
by Phil T
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Outrage 25 Twin Evinrude 250
Replies: 7
Views: 280

Re: Outrage 25 Twin Evinrude 250

BW -

Sorry - I would have given a bit different advice had I known you are in Norway.

When running a prop calculator note that most of the Whaler prop gurus I know use 5% for slip.

What other brand of props are readily available? Are you near a major city like Oslo or Bergen with many dealers?
by Phil T
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Outrage 25 Twin Evinrude 250
Replies: 7
Views: 280

Re: Outrage 25 Twin Evinrude 250

In addition to prop pitch, you need to pay attention to the diameter, the brand and model of prop AND engine mounting height. While not an expert, a Bravo prop are associated with sterndrives. I would contact a Evinrude dealer that has prop experience who can give you recommendations. As for engine ...
by Phil T
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 150 Montauk v. 158 Edgewater v. 15 Key West
Replies: 11
Views: 510

Re: 150 Montauk v. 158 Edgewater v. 15 Key West

Having sea trialed a Montauk 150 and also cruised on Long Island sound, I would agree with Acseatsri and go LARGER. While there are many calm days, if the winds are blowing right, waves can build with the long fetch. The Montauk 150 is, in my opinion, underpowered. It is also not long enough, LOA. Y...
by Phil T
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Making Flared PVC Inserts for Rod Holders
Replies: 10
Views: 453

Re: Making Flared PVC Inserts for Rod Holders

Matt - The OEM rod back cushions have a flap on both sides. At the top and bottom of each flap is a male end of button snap that attached to the female end of the snap that is screwed into the end grain of the teak block. You may want to do a mock up of the cushion and rod holder and teak block to e...
by Phil T
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: GUARDIAN 22
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: Info on Justice

That is a Guardian model. Based on the classic Outrage 20 or 22 made from mid to late 1980's.

A great boat.
by Phil T
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 543

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

Archie - To gain access to the cover, you need access the screws under the console. Build a platform that spans the width of the cover that is 12' tall. Jack the console and t-top up and then slide the platform underneath. This would give you clearance to remove the cover. If it were me, I would der...
by Phil T
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: GUARDIAN 22
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: Info on Justice

There are many instances of sellers mis-labeling Boston Whaler boats as well as calling boats a Boston Whaler when they are not. Please post a photo of the candidate boat and we can determine what model it is. Boston Whaler produced several models called Outrage that were ~21' LOA. 21' Outrage - 197...
by Phil T
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Accessory Switch Replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 249

Re: Accessory Switch Replacement

Look at your switch and review the many many variations of the "water resistant Contura switch. Blue Seas, Sea Dog and others all make them. You are look for an off-momentary on switch. https://www.amazon.com/Rocker-Switch-Contura-Carling-Hersee/dp/B01FYC8XSO/ref=sr_1_7?s=boating-water-sports&a...
by Phil T
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: VW Jetta For Towing MONTAUK
Replies: 12
Views: 473

Re: VW Jetta For Towing MONTAUK

Knowing the roads from CT to NC/VA border I would be very careful. The loaded weight will be ~ 1,500 - 1700 lbs including the trailer. This assumes the boat is empty of gear, drained fuel tanks. Don't load the car with stuff. Test the car's stopping ability before the trip. You will want to avoid NY...
by Phil T
Tue Jan 22, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 543

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

Can you post or email me a photo so I can refine my DIY removal ideas
by Phil T
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Water Drips From Hull of 1984 MONTAUK 17
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Water Drips From Hull of Unidentified Boat

There is a drain in the recessed bilge pocket in front of the splashwell bulkhead that exits down, slightly off the centerline.
by Phil T
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Water Drips From Hull of 1984 MONTAUK 17
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Water Drips From Hull of Unidentified Boat

Is it water draining from the bilge drain? Check the thru bilge hull on the bottom of the keel. It may have been damaged. You want to inspect all the drain tubes and the small rubber O ring at each end. If the O ring shows cracks, the drain tube and ring should be replaced. ...re-bed with 5200... Ok...
by Phil T
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: 170 Montauk Aft Bench Seat $1,195 in New Jersey
Replies: 4
Views: 296

Re: 170 Montauk Aft Bench Seat $1,195 in New Jersey

The beam of a Montauk 170 I (2002-2017) is 6'10", 7'3" for the Montauk 170 II (2018+)

The beam of the 80's Revenge models are 7'5"

If I were to guesstimate, I would say yes. Given the investment, an actual measurement of the seat would be wise.
by Phil T
Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Appraisal of a c.1970 16-footer
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: Appraisal of a c.1970 16-footer

Personally, painting the inside really degrades the value. It does not hold up as well as the original gelcoat. The floor appears to be modified in creating some type of a riser for the seat. Not sure why. As a "custom" 16'7 hull that has been painted, older carb'ed 2 stroke, I think it is...
by Phil T
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk Steering Wheel Size, Vendor
Replies: 3
Views: 209

Re: Montauk Steering Wheel Size, Vendor

I think Walt at Blackduck can make you a wood insert for the wheel. Shoot him an email blackduckgallery@verizon.net

http://www.blackduckgallery.com/WOODPARTS_2.html
by Phil T
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Powering a Boat Above Maximum Horsepower Rating
Replies: 8
Views: 911

Re: Powering a Boat Above Maximum Horsepower Rating

While there are no laws against exceeding the capacity plate, you should verify your insurance carrier will concern coverage. There are many insurance companies, so don't fret if your current insurer declines. Take a look at this archived thread: http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum4/HTML/006494.html...
by Phil T
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 1153

Re: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition

Arch--With only four years of production (1994 to 1998) in the recreational line, I can see information is limited. While there are no diagrams on the RESOURCES section of http://www.BostonWhaler.com, you could call Customer Service. Maybe Katie Toot or Chuck Bennett can see if they have any diagram...
by Phil T
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Making Flared PVC Inserts for Rod Holders
Replies: 10
Views: 453

Re: Making Flared PVC Inserts for Rod Holders

D - Good link to DIY.
by Phil T
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1979 MONTAUK with Tohatsu 90-HP
Replies: 5
Views: 381

Re: 1979 MONTAUK with Tohatsu 90-HP

Matt - I would wait till you have your tach rigged and run the boat with its current configuration. Ratherwhalering has a good post here: http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum4/HTML/004594.html I don't think those props are the right size. You would be looking for something in the 13'xx by YY inches. ...
by Phil T
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: How to use the WHALER.COM Website To Locate Drawings
Replies: 1
Views: 233

Re: How to use the WHALER.COM Website To Locate Drawings

Keep in mind not every year of a model has all the drawings. E.G. The Montauk 170 I was offered from 2002 - 2017. The Montauk 170 II is from 2018 forward. If you select 2002 Montauk 170, select ALL TYPES you are presented with 10 diagrams. 2011 Montauk 170, select ALL TYPES you are presented with 24...
by Phil T
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: 1969 13' Pre-Sourpuss w/ Venture Trailer $900
Replies: 1
Views: 208

Re: 1969 13' Pre-Sourpuss w/ Venture Trailer $900

C - It really is not that difficult to type capecod.craigslist.org into your browser, enter Whaler in the search, click on the 4th listing, highlight page address, control c for copy, back to CW window, hit URL button, insert page address, control v and DONE. https://capecod.craigslist.org/boa/d/mat...
by Phil T
Wed Dec 26, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2001 28 Conquest re-power
Replies: 5
Views: 312

Re: 2001 28 Conquest re-power

Here are pages of threads regarding the Conquest 28 from the archived old forum.

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&source=hp&biw=&bih=&q=site%3Acontinuouswave.com&q=Conquest+28&btnG=Google+Search
by Phil T
Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS- 1984 Revenge 25 Project Hull with Armstrong Bracket
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: FS- 1984 Revenge 25 Project Hull with Armstrong Bracket

Chris - Email me the photos (see profile) and I will post for you.
by Phil T
Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: 2004 25’ Boston Whaler Commercial Guardian w/twin 2015 200 Suzuki's - $56000
Replies: 9
Views: 1294

Re: 2004 25' Boston Whaler Commercial Guardian w/twin 2015 200 Suzuki's - $59000

Aside - --- Alex - At first glance the dark gelcoat reminded me of your old boat from way back.
by Phil T
Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 130 SUPER SPORT 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 1414

Re: 130 SUPER SPORT 2019

What is truly disconcerting is the new 130 SuperSport is totally underpowered. Look at the specs. The classic 13 Sport, built from 1972-1993 had a dry weight of 320 lbs. and a maximum horsepower rating of 40 hp. (cf: http://continuouswave.com/whaler/reference/specifications.html#hulls9-17 ). The 201...
by Phil T
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Bow-mount Trolling Motor Installation and Wiring
Replies: 5
Views: 280

Re: Dauntless 16 Bow mount trolling motor questions

Any Boston Whaler boat that has a trolling motor panel came with the factory option, if available. The entire hull, gunwales, and bow area are foam-filled, so cutting an inspection port is not recommended. If you do a search on "bow trolling install" you will find that most owners installe...
by Phil T
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Long Term Engine Storage
Replies: 5
Views: 619

Re: Longterm Engine Storage

Assuming two years, even if outside, have the owner fire up the engine in a barrel.

If the engine has been maintained, serviced seasonally, and had a recent carburetor cleaning and synchronization, it should be fine.
by Phil T
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEMS
Topic: GPS Week Rollover Is Coming in April 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 677

Re: GPS Week Rollover Is Coming in April 2019

Oh my god, it's another Y2K scenario. That was painful from an IT perspective.
by Phil T
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 Outrage bow rail screw
Replies: 8
Views: 650

Re: 210 Outrage bow rail screw

The rail is screwed into the fiberglass cap and backing material, either marine plywood or phenolic board.

Check all your railing screws.

How is it possible to lift the rail base, there should be 2 screws per rail base.

Photo?
by Phil T
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Direct fit cooler replacement for a 1987 Montauk
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: Direct fit cooler replacement for a 1987 Montauk

Sorry - it is not Elite, rather Marine Ultra.

It appears the only difference between the Marine and the Ultra is the handles, hinges and closing mechanism. Given the price difference, it may be cheaper to order the Marine series and replace the hinges and latch with the Ultra replacement parts.
by Phil T
Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Direct fit cooler replacement for a 1987 Montauk
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: Direct fit cooler replacement for a 1987 Montauk

Here is the page where you can order replacement latches and hinges.

https://www.igloocoolers.com/collections/accessories
by Phil T
Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Direct fit cooler replacement for a 1987 Montauk
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: Direct fit cooler replacement for a 1987 Montauk

Mark--the original cooler was a 86-quart Igloo Marine series. Igloo modified this design by changing the lid and increasing the size to 94-quart. The width and length are the same as the 86-quart. Owners of classic Montauk's, including me, who have the rod holders and cushions are told when replacin...
by Phil T
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Re-power NAUSET 16: Yamaha 90 or E-TEC 90
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Re: Re-power Montauk 17 - Yamaha 90 or Etec

While the E-TEC 90hp is a very good engine with many members reporting positive feedback, I personally would go with the "last" Yamaha 90hp offering. My rationale is: -reliable -can DIY with parts - cheaper - no need to replace or adapt cables, harnesses, gauges etc. - personal experience ...
by Phil T
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Range of Discount on New 150 MONTAUK
Replies: 6
Views: 554

Re: Range of Discount on New 150 MONTAUK

It is worth noting that purchasing a Boston Whaler is NOT similar to purchasing an automobile. While dealers used to offer inventory onsite, floor financing arrangements have been reduced. Most dealers have a display model of several models and all sales are ordered. With models not changing for sev...
by Phil T
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WTB Bow Rail and Pulpit for 27 center console cuddy
Replies: 1
Views: 269

Re: WTB Bow Rail and Pulpit for 27 center console cuddy

It would help members to know where you are located since shipping/transportation is very tricky.