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by Phil T
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boston Whaler 17 SSL vinyl upholstery color
Replies: 3
Views: 39

Re: Boston Whaler 17 SSL vinyl upholstery color

Don't be upset if they say no.
by Phil T
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boston Whaler 17 SSL vinyl upholstery color
Replies: 3
Views: 39

Re: Boston Whaler 17 SSL vinyl upholstery color

If you are looking for OEM, skip the DIY and order cushions from the only ones who have the OEM materials and craftsmanship, Anderson's.

http://www.amfg.us

Call or email Tena
by Phil T
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 150 Sport Bow light
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: 2004 150 Sport Bow light

Options include: Review online catalog at the Perko. https://www.perko.com/catalog/category_products/navigation_lights_under_20_meters-incandescent-bi_color-horizontal_mount/ Contact Sue Lodel, Parts Manager, Twin Cities Marine (parts guru to all owners) http://www.beacontcm.com Nauset Marine - Part...
by Phil T
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 Outrage 20: Water in Fuel Tank
Replies: 22
Views: 978

Re: 1986 Outrage 20: Water in Fuel Tank

Derigging at the console is the prevailing way. You can shift the console forward rather than remove it from the boat.
by Phil T
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1983 Montauk 17 Re-fastening RPS to Deck
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: 1983 Montauk 17 Re-fastening RPS to Deck

I used the same diameter screw, just added length. #14 (1/4") flat head stainless screws with a fender washer on the top for a clean look.
by Phil T
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Katama 16 Bow Bouncing on Trailer
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Katama 16 Bow Bouncing on Trailer

While the winch cable pulls the boat tight, another important piece of hardware is the bow stop and its position in relation to the bow eye. The bow roller should be touching the top of the bow eye. When the boat is winched, if the bow wanted to move up, the eye would be blocked by the roller. On ol...
by Phil T
Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Dauntless 160: Yamaha F90 v. F115
Replies: 8
Views: 349

Re: Dauntless 160: Yamaha F90 v. F115

Remember that propeller characteristics are not universal across brands and models.

I think you need a different propeller.

BobL what is the make, model, and size of your four-blade?
by Phil T
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1983 Montauk 17 Re-fastening RPS to Deck
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: 1983 Montauk 17 Re-fastening RPS to Deck

I think you may be going a bit too heavy handed. If the backing material is new and adhered to to the deck skin, no special measures are necessary. On my Montauk I built 6" risers based on the design by Finnegan, aka, LHG using composite lumber. I screwed the first blocks into the floor using t...
by Phil T
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2019 Montauk 170: Adding Fuel a Problem
Replies: 13
Views: 394

Re: 2019 Montauk 170: Adding Fuel a Problem

The tank diagram orientation is upper right is the stern, lower left is the bow. The vent hose is the smaller one that connects to the middle of the tank. Note item 11, the vent flap in the fitting. The integrated vent is due in part to EPA regs as well as economics. Every boat has some "isim's...
by Phil T
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2019 Montauk 170: Adding Fuel a Problem
Replies: 13
Views: 394

Re: Problem with adding fuel to 2019 Montauk 170.

This is not unheard of for several models. I don't recall the Montauk 170 II having it though. Typically the culprit is the attitude of the boat is resulting in blocking the vent. I would take the advice and have weight placed in the bow. Also take a look at the vent. It could be clogged or slightly...
by Phil T
Fri Sep 13, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1983 Montauk 17 Re-fastening RPS to Deck
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: 1983 Montauk 17 Re-fastening RPS to Deck

Typically, a failure of the fastening of the RPS or the console to the deck of a 16'7 or 17' hull is due to either a) the plywood backing material rotting as a result of moisture due to the lack of, or failure of, the marine sealant or 2) shear forces that exceed the rating of the fastener and subst...
by Phil T
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1987 Boston Whaler 17 SSL Capacity info
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: 1987 Boston Whaler 17 SSL Capacity info

The 1987 Catalog specifications index lists 900 lbs. If your plate is different I think it due to adjustments to the finished weight of the boat being slightly different. I would not be concerned. It is only 15 lbs. Remember that the classic models were truly "hand made" without the aid of...
by Phil T
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Dauntless 15 60-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 934

Re: Dauntless 15 60-HP

Can you take a photo from the side showing the engine mounting and a straight edge (use a rake handle or other straight object) on the keel extending past the engine?

It is reading as if you have a extra long shaft motor (25") when a long (20") is standard.
by Phil T
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Dauntless 15 60-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 934

Re: Dauntless 15 60-HP

What happens when you are trimmed out? Does the bow settle down and speed increase?

It is appropriate to "trim out" every time you are above planing speed. The amount of trim depends on speed and load distribution.
by Phil T
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1996 21 JUSTICE F300
Replies: 6
Views: 515

Re: 1996 21 JUSTICE F300

I don't have any prop suggestions on my owner recommended sheet so I am interested in your evaluation process.
by Phil T
Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Checklist for Buying Classic 17-footer
Replies: 8
Views: 924

Re: Checklist for Buying Classic 17-footer

For evaluating moisture content, I do the following Look at every through hull and the O rings on each side. Look for sealant on bolt holes. Should be excess gobs by overzealous underpaid yard guy. Inspect hull for gouges Inspect deck for floor seams with no sealant. Look for rust seepage, a sign of...
by Phil T
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Dauntless 15 60-HP
Replies: 19
Views: 934

Re: Dauntless 15 60-HP

The engine is currently mounted three-holes-up. The AV plate is dead even with the bottom of the hull. I have read it should be higher. I think you may not have that right. When we refer to "holes up", this is referencing how many empty holes are above the top bolt. Top set of bolts: 0 <-...
by Phil T
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1987 17-footer Removing Rub Rail Black Insert
Replies: 3
Views: 449

Re: 1987 17-footer Removinf Rub Rail

The black "insert" is slid into the white "receiver".

The navigation lamp wiring is in the gap between the two.
by Phil T
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: White All-Round Lamp Too High
Replies: 13
Views: 976

Re: White All-Round Lamp Too High

I would replace whatever you have with a Perko removable stern light and find a used stern light bracket set.
by Phil T
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: New trailer for 2003 190 Nantucket
Replies: 7
Views: 2730

Re: New trailer for 2003 190 Nantucket

Mas - As I read it, you are missing the roller and the bow is either hitting the frame, bracket or broken roller. In a recent visit to see Henry aka Yidil, I noted his factory supplied trailer for his Nantucket/190 Outrage only included a single roller and a pad. I suggest you add rollers so that yo...
by Phil T
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 15 Whaler SuperSport Drone Vid
Replies: 10
Views: 635

Re: 15 Whaler SuperSport Drone Vid

ASIDE to FLOATER on NEW TOPIC--for OEM cushions, contact Tena at Anderson's. http://www.amfg.us
by Phil T
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 Outrage 20: Water in Fuel Tank
Replies: 22
Views: 978

Re: 1986 Outrage 20: Water in Fuel Tank

Given the history of use with the boat, I would proffer that you have a leak in the existing O ring on the fuel gauge plate (direct read or remote) or it is missing in its entirety. If there was a leak in the tank you would see a sheen of fuel on the water you removed from the boat. If there was a l...
by Phil T
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Problem with Water in Fuel Tank Cavity
Replies: 18
Views: 699

Re: Problem with Water in Fuel Tank Cavity

I recall 1/2 a dozen V-22 owners who have installed a drain from the fuel tank cavity into the rear bait/fish well.

Several solutions were completed including: installing brass drain tube (most popular), sealed the tunnel with epoxy or installed pvc tube (thin wall, not schedule 40)
by Phil T
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Installing Fuel-Water Separating Filter
Replies: 5
Views: 443

Re: Installing Fuel-Water Separating Filter

More important than a fuel filter is treating your fuel with a stabilizer product at every fill-up. Sta-bil and all engine manufacturer's have a branded product. Take your pick. A fuel filter is recommended if you frequent marina's, floating fuel docks, barge fuel stations or a land based fuel stati...
by Phil T
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 160 Dauntless Re-power Mercury 115 FOURSTROKE
Replies: 16
Views: 4141

Re: 160 Dauntless Re-power Mercury 115 FOURSTROKE

Your dealer is not helping you very well. The motor is rated with a WOT range of 5-6,000 rpm. Note that propeller size and performance is not universal across models or brands. It is highly doubtful an Eco 21" with perform the same as a different model in the same size. I agree with you Nick, a...
by Phil T
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Gelcoat Crack in Transom
Replies: 12
Views: 937

Re: Gelcoat Crack in Transom

Welome to the Outrage 17 family. We are a small but proud and scrappy bunch. I owned a 1991 for 7 years and now have a 1992. Given it is a single crack I would discount it as a stress crack caused by movement in the transom and proffer that it is a result of age and an over application of gelcoat in...
by Phil T
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1972 KATAMA Hull Weight
Replies: 3
Views: 289

Re: 1972 KATAMA 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: 3
Views: 228

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: FS: 1988 22 Revenge W-T WD 250 E-TEC
Replies: 2
Views: 657

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: 3
Views: 228

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: 595

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 $11,000
Replies: 2
Views: 649

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: 604

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: 957

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: 1653

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: 2033

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: 2033

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: 1392

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: 2176

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: 1063

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: 758

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: 2000

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: 922

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: 1258

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: 1574

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: 11
Views: 1643

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: 1574

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: 20
Views: 1805

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 ...