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by Phil T
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: New Boston Whaler sales
Replies: 8
Views: 107

Re: New Boston Whaler sales

I was not aware of Boston Whaler dealers having an "inventory" of boats for sale, rather only having floor models of certain models, (skewed to the larger modesl) with all sales being factory orders. This approach has been a result of the end to floor financing years ago. If anything, Covi...
by Phil T
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Engine Speed Drops When Trim is Operated
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: Engine Speed Drops When Trim is Operated

Conducting this test on the muffs is not an accurate method to evaluate if there is a problem. When at idle, selecting the trim will result in an increased electrical load, it is not surprising the idle falls. In an automobile, when you select the AC, often the engine idle increases to account for t...
by Phil T
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2011 Mercury 90 Multiple Run Problems
Replies: 12
Views: 163

Re: 2011 Mercury 90 Multiple Run Problems

I believe the item Mercury refers to as the FUEL SUPPLY MODULE is called the VAPOR SEPARATOR TANK (VST) by Yamaha and other manufacturers.
by Phil T
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Justice 15 Specifications
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: Justice 15 Specifications

Wave my magic whaler wand. (joke).

Some information was from being on the whaler forums all day and night for 15 years. Some from searching archives and the web. Photos from my copy of the Boston Whaler Catalog Collection 1958-2006 by Tom Clark. It includes two years of CGP catalogs.
by Phil T
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2011 Mercury 90 Multiple Run Problems
Replies: 12
Views: 163

Re:2011 Mercury 90 Multiple Run Problems

Your description of the low and high pressure fuel pumps and filters is accurate and appear to be operating as designed. Troubleshooting is best a series of eliminating possibilities one by one. Test. Substitute, test. repeat. I would start by eliminating the fuel tank, fittings and fuel line to the...
by Phil T
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Justice 15 Specifications
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: Justice 15 specs and info?

The recreational Dauntless 15 was produced from 1994 through 1998. CGP offered the Justice 15, based on this model for many years after 1998.

From the 1997 CGP catalog:

Justice 15 specs:

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Justice 15 Specifications, 1997 CGP Catalog
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Justice 15 narrative, photo

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1997 CGP Catalog, Justice 15
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by Phil T
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Justice 15 Specifications
Replies: 6
Views: 136

Re: Justice 15 Specifications

The Justice was a commercial/military made-to-order version of the recreational model offered by Brunswick's Commercial and Government Products Division. The CGP models had a slightly heavier layup of fiberglass, additional reinforcements for mounting options and a separate, expansive list of custom...
by Phil T
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Cleaning a Boston Whaler
Replies: 2
Views: 91

Re: Cleaning a Boston Whaler

Welcome to CW and to the Whaler family. It would helpful to list your year and model of boat with every thread (not post) so we know what you have. As for cleaning.... A good start is a general non-toxic cleaner to remove the dirt. Many owners use Simple Green, diluted or full strength and a good me...
by Phil T
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk 170 Inlet video
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Montauk 170 Inlet video

That is a 2018+ Montauk 170 II.
by Phil T
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Bimini For Outrage 22' 1988
Replies: 6
Views: 47

Re: Bimini For Outrage 22' 1988

Nick -

I recall Bill is out on "the island", probably within an hour of Mills.
by Phil T
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1973 KATAMA Install Wider Rub Rail
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: 1973 KATAMA Install Wider Rub Rail

If you want more gunnel protection, upgrade your fenders to a 5" diameter fender like below.

https://shop.hamiltonmarine.com/products/fender-g-navy-blue-5-5--x-20--twin-eye-26627.html
by Phil T
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1993 Montauk 17 Engine Mounting Height
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: 1993 Montauk 17 Engine Mounting Height

Please update your email address in your profile.
by Phil T
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1996 OUTRAGE 17: Replacing Fuel Hose Using Old Fuel Hose
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: 1996 OUTRAGE 17: Replacing Fuel Hose Using Old Fuel Hose

Having replaced (fill, supply and vent) fuel hoses on a sister model, the 1990-1995 Outrage 17 I, I will share this: While the hoses sit on top of the fuel tank (as shown in the thread linked above) be warned. The largest diameter hose, the fuel fill, has a wire inside the hose wall and is the stiff...
by Phil T
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 180 DAUNTLESS Engine Removal: Step-by-step Instructions180 Dauntless
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Re: 180 DAUNTLESS Engine Removal: Step-by-step Instructions180 Dauntless

You don't need to derig the engine.

Simply support the engine, loosen the bolts and angle the engine to port so you can remove the steering rod.
by Phil T
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Buying My First Boston Whaler
Replies: 41
Views: 648

Re: Buying My First Boston Whaler

I led the Boston Whaler Merrimack Group (now defunct) and have launched at Cashman's, motored up river, run the Plum River at speed and hung out on the flats. I also ran up the coast from Portsmouth to one fall gathering in SCA with an Outrage 20 owner who is still a bit of a loon (sorry Brian). The...
by Phil T
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1972 OUTRAGE 21 Ribside Seating
Replies: 8
Views: 184

Re: 1972 OUTRAGE 21 Ribside Seating

Mike - Can you share a photo?
by Phil T
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1972 OUTRAGE 21 Ribside Seating
Replies: 8
Views: 184

Re: 1972 OUTRAGE 21 Ribside Seating

While you can do anything you want, here are two comments. 1. You can obtain a replacement cushion from an OEM vendor that will fit the seat and match any existing OEM cushions. http://www.amfg.us 2. If you do remove the seat, save it just in case. The cooler cushion can also be obtained by the OEM ...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Unsinkable Can Be Valuable
Replies: 4
Views: 303

Re: Unsinkable Can Be Valuable

I would postulate the gentleman's frail condition was more to do with his slender frame and cold water temperature exposure rather than age. He appears to be suffering mild hypothermia. He can barely stand. It is also worth noting the swim ladder shown is not especially ergonomic when mounted on a l...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2005 MONTAUK Mercury 90-HP FOURSTROKE
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: 2005 MONTAUK Mercury 90-HP FOURSTROKE

The Mercury 90 hp engine offered on the Montauk 170 has changed three times since the boat model was first introduction in 2002. From 2003-2018 the Mercury 90 FourStroke had a 2.33 lower unit. For the 2019 and later years, the Mercury 90hp FourStroke has a gear ratio of 2.07. The Command Thrust opti...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: SUPER SPORT 13 Deck Repair
Replies: 9
Views: 3029

Re: SUPER SPORT 13 Deck Repair

Gelcoat is a very thin layer applied to the mould first. When applied too thick, extra 1/16th or more) it can crack.

What your photo looks like to me is a stress crack where the gelcoat is too thick from the factory.

Factory defect.
by Phil T
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2006 Mercury 90EFI FOURSTROKE Air Filter
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: 2006 Mercury 90EFI FOURSTROKE Air Filter

Can't hurt to visit your local Mercury dealer's parts desk.
by Phil T
Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Evinrude XD100 and XD50 Oil: availability in the future
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Evinrude XD100 and XD50 Oil: availability in the future

I think you need to review your shop rate. Typical yard rates are north of $100.
by Phil T
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Caulk Color Match to Desert Tan
Replies: 5
Views: 141

Re: einspritzer Posts: 9 Joined: Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:56 am Contact: Caulk Color Match to Desert Tan

Swen--a sealant that was a color match to Desert Tan is no longer made. Down a bit on my project list for re-sealing deck, gunwale cap, and rear cap is OSI's Quad MAX. I still have not tested which color will be best. There are [4,600] colors to choose from, and I am a bit color blind. I plan on one...
by Phil T
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 2003 Mercury 115 FOURSTROKE Voltage Regulator
Replies: 13
Views: 195

Re: 2003 Mercury 115 FOURSTROKE Voltage Regulator

Bob -

Hope you are using a barrel instead of muffs to run the engine more than 1,000 rpm while on the trailer. If not, please do.

Regards.
by Phil T
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1992 Outrage 17 Color
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: 1992 Outrage 17 Color

I am doing a restoration of mine right now so let me know if you have any questions. Ran a 1991 for 7 years.
by Phil T
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1992 Outrage 17 Color
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: 1992 Outrage 17 Color

Jay - Desert Tan
by Phil T
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Fuel Additives
Replies: 4
Views: 152

Re: Fuel Additives

I used Stabil stabilzer treatment for every gallon.

Non-ethanol fuel is not an option in many areas of the country.
by Phil T
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Navigating CONTINUOUSWAVE Resources
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: Navigating CONTINUOUSWAVE Resources

Do a keyword search of the contents of this new forum and on the archived forum [to find information on a particular topic].

Active Forum Search - http://continuouswave.com/forum/search.php
Archived Forum Search - http://continuouswave.com/whaler/oldForum/
by Phil T
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1970 Sakonnet Hydraulic Steering
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: 1970 Sakonnet Hydraulic Steering

Remember the KISS principle.

The only maintenance cable steering requires is the occasional squirt of grease in the fall. Hydraulic steering maintenance is a whole nother thing with seals, fluid levels, bleeding etc.
by Phil T
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: The Buying Experience of a New 170 MONTAUK
Replies: 14
Views: 490

Re: The Buying Experience of a New 170 MONTAUK

With the death of floor financing, almost all dealers have a floor display for a few select models, not all. All sales are factory orders. I would speculate the time till shipping is 8 weeks if not more. While there are several design changes and beneficial features in the latest generation of the M...
by Phil T
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Replacement Navigation Lamp
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Replacement Navigation Lamp

You are looking for a [white all-round lamp] on a pole with bare wires. If you select aluminum, like most of the cheap Attwood, SeaDog brands, and leave in the holder, it will fuse itself to the brackets. Either stow when not in use or purchase a high quality chrome over bronze pole from Perko. http...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1991 Mercury 200 HP BEEP BEEP BEEP
Replies: 37
Views: 521

Re: 1991 Mercury 200 HP BEEP BEEP BEEP

I think it may be time to talk to a Mercury Parts desk at a dealership. Better yet, spend the $150 for an hour of diagnosis time from a certified Mercury technician.
by Phil T
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 270 Dauntless with Seakeeper 1 Gyro-stabilizer
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: 270 Dauntless with Seakeeper 1 Gyro-stabilizer

Given the amount of engineering required, it would not be practical, or worth the obscene amount of money to do this. I suspect Boston Whaler (at HQ, not the salesman) will decline the custom request. Given their little or no capacity for custom work, Brunswick, Boston Whaler's parent company recent...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Re: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower

The engine option change was made during production so it may not line up with the brochures/calendar.

Check the capacity plate on the boat. Don't go by the "model year" or what the sales person says.
by Phil T
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Re: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower

Two things.

I thought the OP was asking if one could repower a 2019 Dauntless 270 model to 600hp given the newer horsepower rating, hence my research and post.

My second post took the performance chart from Bostonwhaler.com and attached it rather than attempt to point to the webpage.
by Phil T
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Re: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower

Look at the comparison performance shown on the graph in Figure 1:



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Fig. 1. 270 DAUNTLESS Performance data from Boston Whaler.
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With a loaded weight of 7,900-lbs (engine,fuel and water), not including gear and passengers, I don't see a 100 hp decrease making much difference.
by Phil T
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower
Replies: 13
Views: 191

Re: 2019 270 DAUNTLESS Maximum Horsepower

For 2019 the manufacturer's specifications list a maximum horsepower rating of 450hp for the 270 Dauntless. The maximum rating for engine weight is 1,400 lbs. CF: http://bostonwhaler.com.s3.amazonaws.com/resources/2019-270-DAUNTLESS_2019-SPEC-7.pdf For 2020, the specifications for the Dauntless 270 ...
by Phil T
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: EVINRUDE I-COMMAND, ICON Pro, ICON Touch
Topic: E-TEC 90 Muti-function Display
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Re: E-TEC 90 Muti-function Display

With a E-TEC 90 re-power pending, I have some insight. Question: Will you be installing a GPS/Chartplotter/Sounder on the console? Consider it. If you do, you have the ability to forgo gauges and display all the engine data on the GPS/Chartplotter/Sounder. Lowrance has very good features and compati...
by Phil T
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 Frontier 25 Sliding Door Latch Manufacturer
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: 1986 Frontier 25 Sliding Door Latch Manufacturer

I would remove the assembly and consult a door hardware supplier. There are catalogs of the various options.
by Phil T
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Frequently Asked Question: Repair of Water Ingress in Unibond Hull
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Frequently Asked Question: Repair of Water Ingress in Unibond Hull

The most accurate method to determine the quantity of water and moisture in a Boston Whaler hull is to have the hull weighed.

Any work done before this task is superfluous.

Moisture meters are worthless on a Boston Whaler.
by Phil T
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Outboard Engine Service Manual Lack Rigging Information
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Outboard Engine Service Manual Lack Rigging Information

Unfortunately the information you are seeking is typically part of the "Rigging Guide or Installation Guide.

Obtaining these are not always easy, dealers typically do not want to provide, duplicate or sell.
by Phil T
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2005 180 DAUNTLESS New Steering
Replies: 4
Views: 105

Re: 2005 180 DAUNTLESS New Steering

Just replace the cable and use the existing helm. The cable is a Teleflex unit, now owned and marketed by Seastar Solutions. The model number for the teleflex cable is stamped on the end of the sheath in the console. Remove the cable (pull the pin) from the helm and then use model number to browse o...
by Phil T
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Appraisal: 1990 OUTRAGE 19
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Appraisal: 1990 OUTRAGE 19

In 1990, they changed the model name of the 'Outrage 18' to 'Outrage 19' to align model names across the brand. In 1992 they added the additional liner, reconfigured the interior, removed the fuel tank access cover and introduced a new console design.

I would estimate closer to $7,000
by Phil T
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: NAUSET 16 with 90-HP; Propeller Ventilates in Rough Seas
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: NAUSET 16 with 90-HP; Propeller Ventilates in Rough Seas

Please include the make and model of the prop selected.

We would be interested in your performance results, WOT rpm and speed, handling characteristics.
by Phil T
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1998 OUTRAGE 17 Fuel Leak
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: 1998 OUTRAGE 17 Fuel Leak

It would be wise to follow the advice above. I would only suggest taking a methodical approach and starting with the easier bits first. Vent the fuel tank cavity via the drain plug, and open the inspection ports. Drain the fuel tank and dispose of the liquid, formerly gasoline, with a authorized dis...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Montauk with Yamaha 115
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: V Max SHO 115

The new engine to be installed is a V Max SHO 115 and not a F115 per Yamaha. While it the V MAX SHO 115 is a four-stroke engine, the naming is different than the other 115hp engine, the F115. The V MAX SHO 115 does have a dry weight of 377lbs, same as the F115. In reviewing the website specification...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Montauk with Yamaha 115
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: Montauk with Yamaha 115

The anti-ventilation plate is directly above the propeller, and it needs to be 1-1/2 to 2-inches above the bottom of the keel. Typically this is expressed as two-holes-up or three-holes-up engine mounting height, when [the transom has been drilled] using the standard BIA bolt pattern. Bottom line, y...
by Phil T
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: NAUSET 16 with 90-HP; Propeller Ventilates in Rough Seas
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: NAUSET 16 with 90-HP; Propeller Ventilates in Rough Seas

John--one source [for a Mercury VENGEANCE propeller]: https://www.boatpropellerwarehouse.com/product/28818/vengeance-13-1-8-x-16-mercury-rh-propeller-48-16986a46 If you want other brands and blade configuration, consult a prop guru who knows props and Boston Whaler boats. One of them is Ken Reeves. ...
by Phil T
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: NAUSET 16 with 90-HP; Propeller Ventilates in Rough Seas
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: NAUSET 16 with 90-HP; Propeller Ventilates in Rough Seas

With the OP furnishing the model year, we now know the lower unit gear ratio is 2.09:1

Owners with this engine recommend the 13.15 x 17 Mercury Vengance for the 16/17-foot hulls.

Of the 97 prop recommendations I have cataloged, Turning Point is not listed.