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by Phil T
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1972 16-footer Hull Weight
Replies: 3
Views: 26

Re: 1972 16' 7" hull weight

Boston Whaler produced the early hulls truly by hand. Finished weights varied significantly boat to boat until the adoption of computers, foam injector machines and other modern manufacturing processes. How the boat sits in the water is a good indicator of general condition. If it sits, fully rigged...
by Phil T
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1997 17 OUTRAGE II Fish Locker Gas Struts Manufacturer’s Part Number
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: Fish locker struts

There are many more for your model. Go to https://www.bostonwhaler.com/boat-ownership/resources/ Select Year = 1999 (the earlier years are not complete) Model family = Outrage Model = Outrage 170 Select Diagrams Select Get Results Each link will download a PDF of the drawing and whaler parts list (i...
by Phil T
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: For Sale - 1988 22 Revenge WT/WD, 250 ETEC
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: For Sale - 1988 22 Revenge WT/WD, 250 ETEC

Here are photos from John.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/149831751@N05/albums/72157710470039472

I had the pleasure of cruising around Manhattan and meeting John years ago. His boat is really quite excellent.
by Phil T
Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1997 17 OUTRAGE II Fish Locker Gas Struts Manufacturer’s Part Number
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: Fish locker struts

According to this diagram from Boston Whaler, it is a 60-lbs strut, 20 x 12. Item #46 here http://bostonwhaler.com.s3.amazonaws.com/resources/170-Outrage-Hull-Sheet-1-and-2-1998.pdf Check GreatLakesSkipper https://www.greatlakesskipper.com/boat-parts/boat-doors-hatches-port-windows/hatch-shocks-and-...
by Phil T
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Repairing Badly Damaged 13-footer
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Repairing Badly Damaged 13-footer

You will need to cut out the broken portion, build a wooden form for the missing bit, grind the the fiberglass back and rebuilt both sides and the gunnel cap. Once done, pour 4lb foam in the cavity. You will need a sprue hole for the excess to escape then cover and spray gelcoat. It is important to ...
by Phil T
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: 1996 15' Dauntless $11,500
Replies: 1
Views: 146

Re: 1996 Boston Whaler Dauntless For Sale

Please review the guidelines for Marketplace posts and update your listing.

http://continuouswave.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2579
by Phil T
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 190 MONTAUK Gas Lifts for Hatch on Helm Seat
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: 190 MONTAUK Gas Lifts for Hatch on Helm Seat

Fred -

[edit - deleted non-applicable information given due to misreading the initial post.]

For the specific gas strut, I would give Sue a call at Twin Cities or reach out to Nauset Marine.

P.S. I take it you are away from your boat and can't look at what you have.
by Phil T
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Montauk 17 Railing Stanchion Support Backing Plates
Replies: 3
Views: 178

Re: 17' Montauk bow rail question

The starboard side is original.

The only source for replacements that I am aware of is http://www.specialtymarine.com/BOSTON-WHALER-STAND-OFF-STANCHION-BACKING-PLATE-p153.html

I doubt they will match OEM so you may want to replace both and keep the original just in case.
by Phil T
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 255 CONQUEST and 235 CONQUEST Hardtop Dimensions
Replies: 4
Views: 761

Re: 255 CONQUEST Hardtop

The beam on both boats is NOT the same.

The 235 has a beam of 8'6".

The 255 has a beam of 8'9"

You would really need to measure closely.

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by Phil T
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Chuck Bennett
Replies: 9
Views: 1163

Reaching Customer Service

The Customer service team is no longer taking direct emails. Chuck has retired so his and the service@whaler.com emails are no longer valid. They removed the phone number and added a web based form. https://www.bostonwhaler.com/marketing/contact-customer-service/ Not very customer freindly if you as...
by Phil T
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Chuck Bennett
Replies: 9
Views: 1163

Re: Chuck Bennett and Scuppers

While you can order parts through any local Whaler dealer, many prefer the high quality and knowledgeable service of Sue Lodel, Parts Manager at Twin Cities Marine. http://www.beacontcm.com Aside - In speaking to Whaler Customer Service they informed me that they are now only able to support models ...
by Phil T
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Vendor for T-Top
Replies: 5
Views: 798

Re: Vendor for T-Top

In addition to the comments above. Last weekend I spent the day aboard a friend's Nantucket/Outrage 190 with a large bimini on the Potomac River in Maryland. It was very warm, 89-92, full sun and only a light wind. I was pleased that I was relatively cool and did not get a nasty sunburn. I would hig...
by Phil T
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 255 CONQUEST Re-power
Replies: 20
Views: 1345

Re: 255 conquest repower help?

R-

Have you already reviewed the engine mounting height, prop selection and trim tabs to refine what you have to as good as it gets? Some find their setup was garbage) and changing one or more of the three items mentioned resulted in a huge improvement.

If you already did the above.....nevermind.
by Phil T
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2012 150 Montauk Frozen Steering
Replies: 6
Views: 609

Re: 2012 150 Montauk Frozen Steering

If you have not greased the cable in the last year, do NOT replace it. It just needs lubrication. If you don't have a zerk grease fitting, see this excerpt from an article I wrote on frozen steering, The steering cable has two parts, an outer sleeve and an inner cable/rod. The sleeve bolts on to the...
by Phil T
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1989 Montauk 17 Latch on Center Console
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: 1989 Montauk 17 Latch on Center Console

I am emailing you a photo of the latch. Take to your local hardware store or look on www.Amazon.fr
by Phil T
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: 1966 Nauset $6,500 in Florida
Replies: 6
Views: 1298

Re: FS: 1966 Nauset $7,500 in Florida

Fred emailed me the photos for you to see:
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by Phil T
Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Mahogany Interior Vendor
Replies: 5
Views: 491

Re: Who makes mahogany interiors?

Walt, aka Blackduck, retired his whaler woodworks. Bob Latourelle in MA makes reproducing the wood components for Whalers. Owners have recommended him for fully finished and unfinished interior parts, 13/15 interiors and the Sakonnet/Eastport/Nauset consoles. He also does custom work at his shop rat...
by Phil T
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 170 DAUNTLESS Stern Cleats for Trailer Tie-down
Replies: 7
Views: 714

Re: 170 DAUNTLESS Stern Cleats for Trailer Tie-down

From Section 2, page 21 of the owners manual from 2016 for the 170 Dauntless. Tie-Down Straps - Can be used to secure the boat from the stern. The tie-down straps hook into the tie- down loops on the trailer frame and to the stern eyes on the transom. Padding (or similar) chafe protection should be ...
by Phil T
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Anderson Upholstery
Replies: 9
Views: 949

Re: Anderson Upholstery

Nick - It is understandable. Today I went to a local marine store (in KY) to look for a replacement PFD to take on my trip to see Henry, aka The Yiddil this weekend. Oh my. The selection was horrible. Barely any floatation, horrible patterns and dark colors (its 90+ all summer). I would not let anyb...
by Phil T
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Time for drain tubes
Replies: 9
Views: 1149

Re: Time for drain tubes

McMaster - Carr https://www.mcmaster.com/standard-metal-structural-tubes Brass Tubing: 1 inch OD. x .032 wall thickness x 3 feet long = #8950K792 1 1/4 inch OD. x .032 wall thickness x 3 feet long = #8950K832 Part numbers for O-rings: O-ring - 1 inch tubes = #9557K482 (size=dash 213) ($4.59 pack of ...
by Phil T
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Anderson Upholstery
Replies: 9
Views: 949

Re: Anderson Upholstery

Nick - Take a breath. Anderson's is not a large operation and do low volume, high quality work. Tena, Dave and the crew may have a big order, time off, whatever. Lois was not fastest either. She was good though. If you want cheap and fast, go ahead and call Specialty but do not come back and complai...
by Phil T
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 16 to 17-footer for Commercial Passenger Use
Replies: 11
Views: 750

Re: Boston whaler models with open seating

You don't say which models or year? New, classic or post-classic. If you are going to run a charter operation, you will need gear that will not fit in a 16'-17'. There is not much room for 5 people in a 17. It will be very crowded. You will want stability, ability to move around the boat. Space for ...
by Phil T
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: How to Post a Draft
Replies: 4
Views: 698

Re: How to Post a Draft

Butch.

On the upper right of the page is your username with a down triangle. Click to reveal sub menu, select User Control Panel.

On the first tab, (default), select the 4th option, Manage drafts
by Phil T
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1988 Outrage 22 Yamaha F225F
Replies: 8
Views: 663

Re: 1988 Outrage 22 Yamaha F225F

Fenx -

Based on owner comments, I would start with 17". Look at your engine mounting height too when making your final decision.
by Phil T
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Rigging Tunnel Repair
Replies: 7
Views: 1058

Re: Rigging Tunnel Repair

Skip - The tube is originally sealed. Is there a problem?
by Phil T
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 13 S/S vs. 13 Sport for handling rough water
Replies: 3
Views: 553

Re: 13 S/S vs. 13 Sport for handling rough water

While the 130 Sport (model naming changed ~ 2002) is an improvement, it will not be significant.

What really makes a difference is LOA and deadrise. A 13' is still a 13'.

Try finding one of the many 17' models. My Montauk 17 beat my brothers 13' Sport every day.
by Phil T
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Classic 1983 Whaler Montauk 17 RPS Seat Cushion
Replies: 5
Views: 758

Re: Classic 1983 Whaler Montauk 17 RPS Seat Cushion

It happens.

After ~35 years, you might want to treat yourself to a new one.

Anderson's makes replacements with the original tan pleating and piping. Whaler quality. Call/email Tena.
http://www.amfg.us
by Phil T
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1995 Outrage 24 Engine Mounting Height
Replies: 10
Views: 1564

Re: 1995 Outrage 24 Engine Mounting Height

I never use 4200 or an adhesive. Always a sealant.

My preference is Boat Life brand.
by Phil T
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 18 Outrage Re-power with 250-HP
Replies: 4
Views: 1233

Re: 18 Outrage Re-power with 250-HP

Nick--How about throwing some bags of sand in the splashwell to simulate the new weight and see how she comes off plane and backs down into waves.
by Phil T
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1983 NEWPORT Re-power
Replies: 6
Views: 839

Re: 1983 NEWPORT Re-power

The Newport 17 has a max horsepower rating of 100. There were no transom weight limits or ratings back in that day. Presuming your transom is dry and in good shape, any recreational 90-HP outboard will be acceptable. While there was a concern with Honda's 90 hp model, the BF90 has been redesigned an...
by Phil T
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: OEM Cushions Replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 1480

Re: Lois Still Doing OEM Cushions?

Their site is only good for contact info. They are too busy making cushions.
by Phil T
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Outrage 25 Twin Evinrude 250
Replies: 13
Views: 2900

Re: Outrage 25 Twin Evinrude 250

Before I offer additional advice, answer me this.

What will be your typical load (fuel, passengers, gear)? What are your typical ocean or lake conditions?
by Phil T
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Buying a New Boat
Replies: 11
Views: 1980

Re: My....things have changed here. New boat?

Remember Nick, the Outrage is not a Donzi. :-)
by Phil T
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Buying a New Boat
Replies: 11
Views: 1980

Re: My....things have changed here. New boat?

Nick -

This is great news.

I ran an F115 on my last Outrage 17. While a decent motor, you will probably not like it's WOT performance. You may remember that Tony had one on his Outrage 18.

Are you thinking Tohatsu?

Phil
by Phil T
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: OEM Cushions Replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 1480

Re: Lois still doing oem cushions?

Nick - Lois retired many years ago and closed Halls Nautical in 2012. http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum2/HTML/020754.html We use Tena and Dave at Anderson's now. They bought out all of Lois's stock and produce same high quality. http://www.amfg.us I hope you are well. You are missed. Phil
by Phil T
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Plastic Barrel Nuts for Dauntless 13 Hatch
Replies: 9
Views: 1551

Re: Dauntless 13 anchor locker fasteners

Welcome to CW. I would review McMaster-Carr's offerings. https://www.mcmaster.com/sex-bolts If you don't see what you are looking for or want an easier route, contact Sue Lodel, Parts Manager @ Twin Cities Marine. She is the Whaler parts guru. Tell her we sent you. http://www.beacontcm.com
by Phil T
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1995 Outrage 24 Engine Mounting Height
Replies: 10
Views: 1564

Re: Outboard mounting height 1995 Outrage 24'

According to the specification sheet from Boston Whaler, the 1995 Outrage 24 does take a XXL, or 30", shaft. As for your measurements, are you measuring down to the flat plate that is just above the prop and where the trim anode is installed? If so, has the transom been cut down? Would a photo ...
by Phil T
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1963 13 STANDARD Re-power with Period Correct Appearance
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Re: 1963 13 STANDARD Re-power with Period Correct Appearance

Back in the days prior to Brunswick purchasing Boston Whaler in 1996, it was the dealer who sold and installed the engine. You had a choice.
by Phil T
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Materials and Methods to Use to Mount a Transom Transducer
Replies: 3
Views: 1420

Re: Materials and Methods to Use to Mount a Transom Transducer

OK - 4200/5200 does not adhere well to KingStarboard. Go with Sternsaver since he has already got the blocks, special adhesive etc. and don't drill any holes. http://sternsaver.com The product inventor. Scott Johnson, aka Basshole, gathered input from us, offered a giveaway years ago when he was in ...
by Phil T
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1989 Montauk 17, Yamaha 90
Replies: 21
Views: 2174

Re: 1989 Montauk 17, Yamaha 90

Just for the record. Owners with this model and engine combination recommend these props. Engine mounted 2 holes up. 13" x 17" Yamaha Painted Stainless Steel *** 13-1/4" x 16" Yamaha Performance Series Three Blade 13-1/4" x 15" Turbo 1 4.25 ***OP reports this is his prop.
by Phil T
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1963 13 STANDARD Re-power with Period Correct Appearance
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Re: Re-power 1963 13 standard

I know a 1968 Nauset owner who repowered from a original 55hp Evinrude Triumph to a E-TEC 90 HO. He repainted the cowl and had custom decals made.

Photo Credit: CR Benny

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by Phil T
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1989 Montauk 17, Yamaha 90
Replies: 21
Views: 2174

Re: Performance Problems 90 Yamaha 89 17 Montauk

Really bad bottom paint will only reduce speed by 3-4 mph.
by Phil T
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1989 Montauk 17, Yamaha 90
Replies: 21
Views: 2174

Re: Performance Problems 90 Yamaha 89 17 Montauk

With the engine NOT running - Unplug the top spark plug boot. Start the engine. Run for a minute. Monitor sound.Shut down. Reinstall top plug boot. Remove middle boot. Start engine, Run for a minute. Monitor sound.Shut down. Reinstall middle plug boot. Remove bottom plug boot. Start engine, Run for ...
by Phil T
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1989 Montauk 17, Yamaha 90
Replies: 21
Views: 2174

Re: Performance Problems 90 Yamaha 89 17 Montauk

Your engine is not operating properly.

Most likely you are only running on 2 cylinders, not 3.

The expected WOT performance with your setup is 39-43 mph @ 5400 rpm'.
by Phil T
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Repowering 2001 Sport 130
Replies: 1
Views: 1063

Re: Repowering 2001 Sport 130

To test the new engine weights, simulate it by adding bags of sand,gravel, jugs of water to the splashwell.

Consider DFI as well as 4 strokes.
by Phil T
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2019 130 SUPER SPORT Trim Tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 1855

Re: 2019 130 SUPER SPORT Trim Tabs

I recommend new owners use their boat for a season before doing any mods/upgrades. Gives you a chance to refine what you want.
by Phil T
Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2003 DAUNTLESS 160 Sea Trial
Replies: 7
Views: 1661

Re: Sea trial on 2003 dauntless 160

Reads like: Engine running on 2 cylinders or very bad prop selection/mounting height. No such thing as "standard" aluminum prop. This hull tends to have significant bow rise. Adding hydraulic tabs will solve it as will a 4 bladed prop. Read these threads: http://continuouswave.com/forum/vi...
by Phil T
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2007 240 Outrage Re-power
Replies: 8
Views: 2304

Re: Repowering 2007 240 Outrage

Modern large horsepower motors include many hi-tech features. The days of saving the rigging and gauges are almost gone. When considering a repower, research and detail the costs associated with rigging. A new network will be required with additional displays and controls. This aspect of the cost is...