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by Phil T
Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2001 Ventura 21
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: 2001 Ventura 21

a capacity of at least 10 You will want a significantly larger boat than 21' for the ocean and LI sound. With 10 aboard there is not much if any room. The boat will need the max hp and be sluggish. If I were the USCG, Harbor Master or Marine Patrol, I would stop you the moment I saw you for a safet...
by Phil T
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1997 Outrage 17 II Re-power
Replies: 7
Views: 124

Re: 1997 Outrage 17 Re-power

Keep in mind the owner has a 1997 Outrage 17 II. This model has a minimum hp of 90 and a maximum hp of 150hp.
by Phil T
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Self-surveying 1993 21 Outrage
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: Self-surveying 1993 21 Outrage

Tacky -

Why not mention the state the boat is in and maybe we can find a member who can look at it for you.

I had someone do this for me when buying my first Outrage 17. I was in Maine, the boat in So. VA.
by Phil T
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Battery Charger used on 2005 GUARDIAN 25
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: Battery Charger used on 2005 GUARDIAN 25

All Guardians were custom built to each customer's specifications. This included electrical components.

Rather than try to replicate a part installed 14 years ago, purchase a readily available part via a chandlery that serves the commercial marine operators.
by Phil T
Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1993 21' Outrage Seating Options
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Re: 1993 21' Outrage seating options

Sue actually goes to Tena at Anderson's. I would contact Tena directly. http://www.amfg.us

While they make a fully upholstered full width seat, I would consider a folding design that has a platform/cushion.
by Phil T
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Battery Maintainer for Boat In Storage
Replies: 10
Views: 781

Re: Battery Maintainer for Boat In Storage

I would not expect a marine battery to last more than 7 years, regardless of use.
by Phil T
Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1993 21' Outrage Seating Options
Replies: 4
Views: 162

Re: 1993 21' Outrage seating options

You can install an aft bench seat if you want.

If you really want lots of seating flexibility, you can swap out the seats with a leaning post with a cooler underneath with cushion that you can slide out.
by Phil T
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Refurbish Deck Caulking
Replies: 9
Views: 317

Re: Refurbish Deck Caulking

After you get the seam clean, mask off both sides and apply a bead of BoatLife Life Seal Sealant.

Do NOT use an adhesive/sealant product. No 3M 4200 or 5200.

https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/show_product.do?pid=1536
by Phil T
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: VENTURA or OUTRAGE Self-bailing
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: VENTURA or OUTRAGE Self-bailing

There is no model that does not allow some water ingress when anchored to settle in the bilge. A dry hulled 13,15,17 with a light engine, single battery and light fuel load will not have much water in the bilge or floor. The amount of water depends on the hull weight, engine weight and distribution ...
by Phil T
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FOR SALE 2001 Conquest 280 - Ready for Repower
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: FOR SALE 2001 Conquest 280 - Ready for Repower

Define low ball offers.
by Phil T
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Hull Identification
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Just bought a Boston Whaler and need help with identification

The 16'7 and 17' hulls had model names based on the interior features.

What you have is a 16'7 hull with an aftermarket console. It can be best described as a 16'7 Custom.
by Phil T
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 23 CONQUEST List to Port
Replies: 11
Views: 433

Re: 23 CONQUEST List to Port

Verify the following information:

Engine mounting height (# of empty holes above top bolt)
Size of trim tabs.
Direction of engine trim anode? @ 5:30, 6 or 6:30?
Are the under deck lockers dry?

Review this thread http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/013313.html
by Phil T
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1991 OUTRAGE Combined Sidelight Lamp replacement "light assembly"
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Re: 1991 OUTRAGE Combined Sidelight Lamp replacement "light assembly"

JHPETERSON--Are you referring to a 1991 Outrage 17? It is important to state the model since the 1973 to 2002 Montauk and 1991 to 1992 Outrage 18/19 offered a different lamp. I would contact either Sue Lodel at Twin Cities Marine ( http://www.beacontcm.com ) or Nauset Marine ( https://www.nausetmari...
by Phil T
Fri May 31, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Location of Through-hull on OUTRAGE 18
Replies: 5
Views: 539

Re: Sump Pump Discharge Route

There is a lot of work drilling the hull, installing a fitting and sealing to ensure water does not ingress. I would avoid cutting holes in the boat if I could. Why not run the smooth hose from the sump along with the steering cable and then add a 90-degree elbow and discharge to the rear just befor...
by Phil T
Thu May 30, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: New trailer for 2003 190 Nantucket
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Re: New trailer for 2003 190 Nantucket

Since trailer brands are regional, I would try to go with Continental brand. They are well built, durable and not expensive. Call them for their dealer list. https://www.continentaltrailers.com/contactus.htm Personally, I have had great experience with LoadRite (not 5 Starr) and bought one as recent...
by Phil T
Tue May 28, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Repowering 1989 Outrage 18
Replies: 8
Views: 1086

Re: Repowering 1989 Outrage 18

There are dozens of Outrage 18 owned by forum participants that have been re-powered with a Yamaha F150. The F150 is a reliable and a good performer. Tp do winterization by yourself is easy. Make sure you mount the engine at least two-holes-up from lowest possible position. (Top set of bolts in the ...
by Phil T
Tue May 28, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Having Hard Time Determining Value
Replies: 2
Views: 1040

Re: Having Hard Time Determing Value

Oh my she is fantastic. As for value, most buyers are looking toward new power so your target would be the collector. Guestimate is 10-12k for the right buyer. Banana Outrage's are becoming more rare each year. Yours is very authentic with lots of original details (canvas, red compass, gauges, saddl...
by Phil T
Tue May 28, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Montauk 17 Yamaha F70 Propeller
Replies: 10
Views: 1704

Re: Montauk 17 Yamaha F70 Propeller

The recommendations I list are not "mine" per se, rather culled from the 1000's of prop discussion/testing threads over the last 15 years from 3 whaler forums and are germaine to a classic Montauk and F70 combination. You are welcome to call Ken at Propgods. I have recommended him for over...
by Phil T
Mon May 27, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2018 Whaler SS non skid floor.
Replies: 8
Views: 1580

Re: 2018 Whaler SS non skid floor.

Passengers and crew need to wear non-marring shoes. As for foot prints, it could be residue from sunscreen? Change footwear. As for cleaning. I would start with a bio-degradable cleaning solution. Simple Green is a good place to start with a stiff brush on a removable pole. While I appreciate you ha...
by Phil T
Sun May 26, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: DIY ideas for forward facing seats on 210 Outrage
Replies: 6
Views: 961

Re: DIY ideas for forward facing seats on 210 Outrage

When contemplating installation of anything on the deck or bow floor, remember there are no voids in the hull. It is all foam filled. Any hole in the skin needs to be sealed properly (no adhesives) to prevent water ingress.

Have you considered the boat bean bags?
by Phil T
Fri May 24, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Montauk 17 Yamaha F70 Propeller
Replies: 10
Views: 1704

Re: Montauk 17 Yamaha F70 Propeller

No preference in the order.
by Phil T
Fri May 24, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Outrage 17 II v. Dauntless 16
Replies: 4
Views: 1624

Re: Outrage 17 II v. Dauntless 16

H - Where are you planning on using the boat? Lakes, rivers, protected harbors, near coast, open ocean, offshore? I have seen literature back a number of years ago the aptly described the Outrage series is a "offshore" boat. The Dauntless series is for near shore. One can do all the water ...
by Phil T
Fri May 24, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: MONTAUK: Get-home engine
Replies: 2
Views: 1237

Re: Get-home engine for older Montauk

Given you are in Alaska where it can be very remote, weather changes can be/are quick and sometimes severe, I would mount the kicker on the transom and connect it to the fuel system and add a tie bar to the main motor. When you run into trouble, you will not want/have time to install a kicker. It's ...
by Phil T
Fri May 24, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Montauk 17 Yamaha F70 Propeller
Replies: 10
Views: 1704

Re: Montauk 17 Yamaha F70 Prop?

You are 5 mph and 800 rpm from where you could be. The current Solas prop you have not right for your gear ratio and RPM. Why a Honda prop for a new Yamaha motor? The prop choices members recommend include: 13 x 17 Yamaha Painted SS 13.25 x 14 Yamaha Performance Series 13-1/4” x 17” Turbo 1 13.25 x ...
by Phil T
Fri May 24, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 15' Whaler 3.5HP Kickr with 15" shaft?
Replies: 2
Views: 955

Re: 15' Whaler 3.5HP Kickr with 15" shaft?

Don't typically see a 13' sport with a kicker.

How remote or offshore are you transiting? Is Sea Tow available?
by Phil T
Fri May 24, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: TRIPS and RENDEZVOUS
Topic: Rendezvous Tips
Replies: 2
Views: 1811

Re: Rendezvous Tips

I organized a dozen whaler gatherings in the ME, NH, and MA region, here is my input. There are two kinds of gatherings (not regatta), sponsored and non-sponsored. For a sponsored event, it is wise to work out the all the events and include the Sponsor on the planning. They should be your partner. W...
by Phil T
Thu May 23, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Considering selling my 2004 Nantucket with new G2 150hp
Replies: 10
Views: 1776

Re: Considering selling my 2004 Nantucket with new G2 150hp

M -

I would estimate 22-27K.

The Outrage 190 is currenty still in production and not much different than the 2004 design and that helps.

What prop did you end up going with?
by Phil T
Sun May 19, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk 17 Fuel Tank Tie Downs
Replies: 4
Views: 1514

Re: Montauk 17 Fuel Tank Tie Downs

For sealant use a Boatlife Life Seal polysulfide sealant.

https://shop.hamiltonmarine.com/products/caulking-life-seal-white-2-8-oz-tube-2920.html
by Phil T
Mon May 13, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Montauk: Installing new mechanical steering
Replies: 2
Views: 876

Re: Montauk New steering cable

One trick [when installing new mechanical cable steering on a MONTAUK] is to loosen the [engine mounting] bolts: With the trailer wheels blocked, engine down and sitting on a wood block to take the weight: --loosen the bolts (don't remove) on the starboard side slightly. --loosen the nuts on the por...
by Phil T
Fri May 10, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 77-gallon Fuel Tank Dimensions
Replies: 2
Views: 696

Re: 1989 Boston Whaler 22 Outrage Restoration

Unfortunately, drawings are not available to the public. The original manufacturer, Florida Marine Tanks (FMT) in Henderson, SC still produces replacement tanks that are the factory specifications. If you are on the eastern seaboard, albeit south of Boston, I would order a tank from them. If farther...
by Phil T
Thu May 09, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 305 Conquest Separating Helm Panel from Hull
Replies: 3
Views: 680

Re: 305 Conquest Separating Helm Panel from Hull

This is the factory diagram for the console. http://bostonwhaler.com.s3.amazonaws.com/resources/305-Conquest-Console-Assembly-with-Parts-List-2005.pdf Here is the diagram for Final Assembly - Exterior. See Sheet 3. http://bostonwhaler.com.s3.amazonaws.com/resources/305-Conquest-Final-Assembly-Exteri...
by Phil T
Thu May 09, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Converting roller trailer to bunks 13' SS
Replies: 5
Views: 844

Re: Converting roller trailer to bunks 13' SS

You will have a hard time with finding pre-arranged kits because several parts come in many sizes and trailers are not standard. When adding keel rollers to my new trailer, I found the most decent price/selection and service by Sturdybuiltonline.com in Florida. They have pre-made roller assemblies b...
by Phil T
Wed May 08, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: VHF MARINE RADIO
Topic: Radio Antenna Location on Small Center Console
Replies: 21
Views: 7342

Re: 170 Montauk antenna location

Due to the antenna length, install the antenna on a ratchet rail mount on the right side of the top grab rail of the console. https://www.amazon.com/Shakespeare-4190-Ratchet-Rail-Mount/dp/B00AIUME4W I prefer a 8-foot fiberglass antenna or 4-foot antenna on a 4-foot extension on a ratchet rail mount ...
by Phil T
Wed May 08, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1963 13 Re-power
Replies: 27
Views: 2274

Re: 1963 13 Repower

I don't recommend adding weight and setback with a CMC bracket. Don't forget pulling a tube takes torque/hp. Don't overlook the E-TEC 30 with pt&t. Being in Michigan, you will be close to Lockeman's Hardware and Boats. One of the best E-TEC dealers anywhere. They know whalers. Get a price from D...
by Phil T
Wed May 08, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Brass Drain Tube Repair
Replies: 6
Views: 1420

Re: Brass Drain Tube Repair

The standard 1" flaring tool is widely available. Note prices vary considerably. Below is a link to a good source and good price. https://www.amazon.com/520290-1-Drain-Tube-Flaring-Tool/dp/B0082ANA0C It is important to note you will need to replace the bolt with a threaded rod for some drains. ...
by Phil T
Wed May 01, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2013 130 Super Sport Self-bailing
Replies: 10
Views: 1355

Re: 2013 130 Super Sport Self-bailing

There isn't a claim that the stern will be dry, just that once equilibrium is reached, any additional water will drain.

You will note that the subject boat is totally empty and not a good representative sample.

There is nothing wrong with a few inches of water sitting on the deck of the boat.
by Phil T
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 Outrage 24 Outrage Splash Well Through-hull
Replies: 1
Views: 605

Re: 1995 Outrage 24 Outrage Splash Well Through-hull

Archie -

Have you asked Sue? She is the Whaler parts guru (rhyme is not intentional)

Sue Lodel,
Parts Manager
Twin Cities Marine
http://www.beacontcm.com

Let us know her reply.
by Phil T
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1991 16 SL Sign "WHALER ONE"
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: 1991 16 SL Sign "WHALER ONE"

I have yet to read or see a 16SL with this feature.

Here is the stock photo from the Boston Whaler Catalog:

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by Phil T
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: MONTAUK 17 with 90
Replies: 5
Views: 1471

Re: MONTAUK 17 with 90

For your engine and model I show the following member recommendations: Three- bladed props: 13" x 17" Yamaha Painted Stainless Steel 13-1/4" x 16" Yamaha Performance Series 13-1/4" x 15" Turbo 1 4.25 Running solo and light gear/fuel, WOT is 5500 with a speed of 41-43 de...
by Phil T
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: MONTAUK 17 Swamped Stability
Replies: 16
Views: 3383

Re: MONTAUK 17 Swamped Stability

The key element I learned is not to move around in the boat quickly and change the balance of the boat. Once it starts to tip, it gains momentum and that can lead to shipping more water and possibly capsizing. In my case I did not loose power, fortunately I was able to turn into the wind and dewater.
by Phil T
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18
Replies: 14
Views: 2524

Re: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18

For prospective buyers coming from other brands, the construction method Boston Whaler utilizes often confounds them. Some think they need to gut the deck, remove the foam, insert stringers and re-glass. Many state the reason is the boat is water logged. Some cite surveyors who point to moisture met...
by Phil T
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: VHF MARINE RADIO
Topic: Choosing a Handheld DSC Radio
Replies: 11
Views: 1997

Re: Choosing a Handheld DSC Radio

Consider buying a fixed VHF with a command or remote mic on the dashboard.
by Phil T
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18
Replies: 14
Views: 2524

Re: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18: Hull Construction

There is no internal structural wood in any Boston Whaler boat except in the transom.

There are pieces of marine plywood in the hatches, tank covers, floor, and gunwalel caps to provide additional strength when attaching console, chairs, railings, cleats and other items.
by Phil T
Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1988 SUPER SPORT LIMITED 15: Black Plastic Hinges
Replies: 8
Views: 2172

Re: 1988 SUPER SPORT LIMITED 15: Black Plastic Hinges

There is a Perko version that appears to be the right one.

There are two sizes.
https://www.perko.com/catalog/cabinet_hardware/398/hinge/

This is the cheapest price I found. Brace yourself.
https://www.boatersland.com/pko0951dp2chr.html
by Phil T
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: HONDA Engine Advertising
Replies: 6
Views: 1865

Re: HONDA Engine Advertising

Jim's photo above was taken at USCG Station Belle Isle, MI.
by Phil T
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 210 Outrage VERADO 200
Replies: 17
Views: 2739

Re: 210 Outrage VERADO 200

If you look at the [Boston Whaler] performance report, the boat being tested is stripped down: no gear, 35-gallons of fuel (capacity of 95) and only 370-lbs of people. No anchor, no safety equipment, no tools, etc. It is also warmer 80-degrees on protected water and no current. I still think you sho...
by Phil T
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 210 Outrage VERADO 200
Replies: 17
Views: 2739

Re: Max RPM on 210 Outrage with 200 Verado

The published maximum engine speed at full throttle for [a VERADO 200] engine is 6400 rpm. Let's take this step by step. Note there are three engine choices for the boat. With each comes a propeller that Boston Whaler selected. It is hard to tell which propeller goes with which engine. The parts/opt...
by Phil T
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Source for Bimini Top
Replies: 8
Views: 1463

Re: Source for Bimini Top

I recall the 1991 Outrage 19 is the same hull as the classic Outrage 18. The model name was changed in that year and the only change was the redesigned console that included an electronics box and a taller windshield. The typical installation of the bimini was on the gunnel cap, using a 4' or 6' sli...