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by Ridge Runner
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 16 to 17-footer for Commercial Passenger Use
Replies: 20
Views: 3012

Re: 16 to 17-footer for Commercial Passenger Use

Jimh - There is one direct-injection four-stroke-power-cycle outboard engine. Although not fit for purpose for the application being discussed. The Yamaha V8 5.6L uses direct-injection with fuel delivery up to 2900 PSI. https://yamahaoutboards.com/en-us/home/outboards/xto-offshore/v8-5-6l Direct-inj...
by Ridge Runner
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 4268

Re: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration

I do not think that vibration is being caused by an off balanced propeller - that does seem like the engine is dropping a cylinder. As recommended, a Mercury mechanic should do a diagnostic on the engine.
by Ridge Runner
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: SOLD - 1986 OUTRAGE 18, $8,500 in New Jersey
Replies: 21
Views: 7170

Re: FS: 1986 OUTRAGE 18, $9,500 in New Jersey

I sent you a PM.
by Ridge Runner
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Adding USB outlet
Replies: 15
Views: 4482

Re: Adding USB outlet

PAT--get a dual LED Waterproof Rocker Switch Control Panel and change out one of the switches with a rocker style USB outlet.
This would keep more of a marine appearance.
by Ridge Runner
Sat Feb 02, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Appraisal: 2015 170 Montauk
Replies: 3
Views: 1876

Re: Appraisal: 2015 170 Montauk

Some quick research puts a private sale at $26,000 to $27,000; if offered by a dealer then the price would be $28,000 to $29,000.
by Ridge Runner
Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 150 Montauk v. 158 Edgewater v. 15 Key West
Replies: 11
Views: 3987

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

Out of all three the 150 Montauk will have the most usable space, as the beam is carried all the way forward, and as noted the stern is unobstructed. The Keywest is the oldest desgn by far - that boat dates back to the late 1990's and it's amusing that Keywest still has the boat on their website sho...
by Ridge Runner
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: VW Jetta For Towing MONTAUK
Replies: 12
Views: 3167

Re: VW Jetta For Towing MONTAUK

The only engine available in a 2019 VW Jetta is the VW gasoline 1.4L TSI a 16-valve, DOHC, in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged, direct injection engine with 147 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque. Ever since the diesel scandal in 2015, VW stopped offering TDI versions of the Golf, Jetta, Beetle, Passat and Touareg...
by Ridge Runner
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: VW Jetta For Towing MONTAUK
Replies: 12
Views: 3167

Re: VW Jetta For Towing MONTAUK

I would say that your going to be really pushing the limit of the car for a trip of this length. I have towed my boats from NJ to FL many times and I would be concerned with the 1.4L Turbo engine being in boost often and the ability to stop in an emergency situation with the Jetta's smaller brakes. ...
by Ridge Runner
Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Winter Boat-dreaming About a New Boston Whaler
Replies: 15
Views: 3944

Re: Winter Boat-dreaming About a New Boston Whaler

With Jerry's Jones net worth of ~$6.2 billion then he under spent by about 60% on his new to him $250 million 358-foot long boat with annual maintenance costs of about $25 million. Maybe he's getting ready for a Great Lakes loop trip in 2022 when the Cowboys play at the Bears, Lions and Packers! I w...
by Ridge Runner
Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2001 28 Conquest re-power
Replies: 5
Views: 2779

Re: 2001 28 Conquest re-power

As a former owner of a 2002 295 Conquest (the same boat - ~31' in length, 6,600LBS dry weight, 10'4" beam), going up 150hp and keep the weight the same is a good move. I believe that you would be much happier with the performance of twin OptiMax 300XS'. This is a big boat with a wide beam and a...
by Ridge Runner
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 170 Montauk: Identify Part Name
Replies: 2
Views: 1172

Re: 170 Montauk: Identify Part Name

Boatsmith - This was discussed in a previous thread: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=3303
Jim posted a source for this part in the link above.
by Ridge Runner
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Summer storage
Replies: 5
Views: 2014

Re: Summer storage

Florida is tough environment to shrink-wrap a boat and not incur some type of mold or mildew. Buckets of Damp-Rid will fill up in short order on any covered boat in Florida. Mine did. I had a tight fitting waterproof cover on a non-Boston-Whaler boat, It was a constant battle with mold and mildew. S...
by Ridge Runner
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Which Whaler
Replies: 7
Views: 2424

Re: Which Whaler

Hey Jim - I just sent you a PM!
by Ridge Runner
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Which Whaler
Replies: 7
Views: 2424

Re: Which Whaler

I have a 210 Montauk and use it on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Charlotte Harbor out into the Gulf up to ~25 miles offshore on a nice day - I will tow it to the keys every once in awhile. If your doing a mixed of inshore flats with some offshore reef fishing on nice days, the Montauk is a good platfor...
by Ridge Runner
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: November Gales
Replies: 21
Views: 4300

Re: November Gales

Yes, [an atmospheric pressure of 979 mBar] is [interesting]. On the Dvorak Intensity Chart, 978 mBar pressure in the Atlantic would be a Saffir-Simpson Category-1 hurricane or a Category-2 hurricane, depending on wind speed: 64 to 83 Knots is Category-1; 84 to 96 knots is Category-2. With the wind s...
by Ridge Runner
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 190 Montauk Outriggers
Replies: 4
Views: 1340

Re: 190 Montauk Outriggers

The most difficult part will be having someone weld the extrusion plate onto your T-Top.

http://tacomarine.com/product/GS-280/Gr ... -Top-Mount

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rM697WNiP4E
by Ridge Runner
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 130 SUPER SPORT 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 4430

Re: 130 SUPER SPORT 2019

I found interesting how many seating options there are and all are dealer installed. After finishing your build and going to the summary page, there is a notice that "Dealer installed options may require additional freight and installation charges." The stainless steel steering wheel is al...
by Ridge Runner
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Range of Discount on New 150 MONTAUK
Replies: 6
Views: 1765

Re: Range of Discount on New 150 MONTAUK

I don't believe there are any general rules on discounting off the MSRP of Boston Whaler boats. As you noted there are a variables that can affect your ability to get a discount. - Time of year you are purchasing in a specific market - Dealer's on-site inventory - What type of dealer you are working...
by Ridge Runner
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Filling Console Cut-outs
Replies: 6
Views: 2164

Re: Filing console cut outs

I can't tell the size of your cut-outs but another choice could be to have Boat Outfitters custom build a small glove box. Minimum dimensions are 6-inch-H x 8-inch-W. If your cut-outs are too small it looks like you might be able to enlarge your port side opening to meet the minimum. I have used Boa...
by Ridge Runner
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Keeping Dashboard Panel and Gauges Watertight
Replies: 16
Views: 3965

Re: Keeping Dashboard Panel and Gauges Watertight

Jim - The 170 Montauk's console panel is not made from metal. Is is a plastic panel. The plastic panel does not have the same structural properties of the older metal panels used in classic Boston Whaler boats. One of the concerns with this specific plastic panel is that the two lower corner screws ...
by Ridge Runner
Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Keeping Dashboard Panel and Gauges Watertight
Replies: 16
Views: 3965

Re: Keeping Dashboard Panel and Gauges Watertight

I have a 2005 170 Montauk, same panel as your 2007 170 Montauk, and the plastic console panel is just screwed to the console, there is no sealant from the factory on the panel. I didn't use sealant around the entire panel. I thought using sealant around the entire panel would make removing the panel...
by Ridge Runner
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2016 Montauk 210 Locker: Six Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1070

Re: 2016 Montauk 210 Locker: Six Questions

I have a 2016 210 Montauk; my answers are below; Q1: Is the anchor locker continuously wet and has mildew? My anchor locker stays fairly dry, I do wash down my archor in the locker and leave the cover open until dry. Any water that enters the front opening for the rode flows down to the drain. I do ...
by Ridge Runner
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk Mooring
Replies: 9
Views: 2649

Re: Montauk Mooring

For a helix anchor as described by Jim, does anyone have experience on what the life expectancy would be in Florida's warm coastal waters?
by Ridge Runner
Fri Aug 24, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: PURSUIT to be sold to MALIBU for $100-million
Replies: 5
Views: 1925

Re: PURSUIT to be sold to MALIBU for $100-million

The Capital Markets like this deal. Malibu has $433M in revenue, Pursuit will add another $125M, making Malibu's annualized revenue about $550M. Malibu's stock (MBUU) jumped up nicely on the news, and their stock has been upgraded to a buy with 15% growth target to $51 a share. They are a very passi...
by Ridge Runner
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Large-HP Outboard Backorders
Replies: 14
Views: 3432

Re: Large-HP Outboard Backorders

[The duration and engine speed allowed before flywheel replacement should be done in the Yamaha F350 engine is said to be] 80 hours in the 3500 to 4200-RPM range. Yamaha will replace the flywheel and ECU. The new ECU will now record the time in that RPM range and will give the owner a warning when i...
by Ridge Runner
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Tow arch
Replies: 6
Views: 2098

Re: Tow arch

I have the factory tow arch on my 210 Montauk - I think the biggest concern with a putting a tow arch on a classic Montauk is that there will be no place with backing to bolt the tow arch to the deck. I think a turboswing is also the best option. This turboswing status update was just posted: http:/...
by Ridge Runner
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2017 to 2019 Boston Whaler Boats with Self-bailing Cockpits
Replies: 10
Views: 2957

Re: 2017 to 2019 Boston Whaler Boats with Self-bailing Cockpits

My 210 Montauk is "self bailing", but as noted by Jefecinco as on his 190 Montauk, my 210 Montauk will accumulated a good amount of rain water in the bilge and the bilge pump will drain the battery dead. I keep my 210 Montauk on a lift with the garboard drain plug removed.
by Ridge Runner
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: FL Keys Hotels, Marinas and Boat Ramps
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

FL Keys Hotels, Marinas and Boat Ramps

I am thinking about taking my 210 Montauk to the FL keys for a few days in September. Any recommendations on the best Key to stay at for fishing? I am hoping to find a hotel that allows trailers and boats, possibly a marina near by where I could keep the boat in the water or a near by ramp for daily...
by Ridge Runner
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boating Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 3530

Re: Boating Newbie

Echo - Welcome to the forum! and enjoy your boat buying experience. There is a large difference between a 170 Montauk and 210 Montauk and a 230 Outrage from price to size and weight. Is your budget that flexible? A new 170 Montauk is around ~35k and a 230 Outrage about ~120k. A 230 Outrage can weigh...
by Ridge Runner
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Chris-Craft Sold to Winnebago
Replies: 10
Views: 2626

Re: Chris-Craft Sold to Winnebago

Winnebago is not a large company: 2017 revenue was $1,500-million and net income of $71.3-million. Chris-Craft has some models that are over $1-million. It will be interesting to see if the purchase price gets published. There was another interesting deal as Polaris Industries Inc., also said it wou...
by Ridge Runner
Sat May 12, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 Montauk Trailer Adjustment
Replies: 17
Views: 5295

Re: 210 Montauk Trailer Adjustment

Taking Jim's advise; I proceeded to get my boat & trailer weighted. The complete rig weight was certified at 4,970-lbs. I tested the accuracy of the Sherline LM 1000 Trailer Tongue Weight Scale that I noted in thread: http://continuouswave.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=3381 The scale has spo...
by Ridge Runner
Thu May 10, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Hitch Ball with a Built-in Scale
Replies: 3
Views: 1516

Re: Hitch Ball with a Built-in Scale

I decided to get a Sherline LM 1000 - Trailer Tongue Weight Scale - 1000LB. The cost was $159.00

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by Ridge Runner
Thu May 10, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 Montauk Trailer Adjustment
Replies: 17
Views: 5295

Re: 210 Montauk Trailer Adjustment

Interesting enough, today I received Boston Whaler Service Bulletin #BW#17-027: "Your 2018 210MT is involved in a service campaign to verify the winch/roller stand position." "Dear Customer: Boston Whaler, in conjunction with Karavan Trailers, has determined the some 210MT winch/rolle...
by Ridge Runner
Mon May 07, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Hitch Ball with a Built-in Scale
Replies: 3
Views: 1516

Hitch Ball with a Built-in Scale

I am getting ready to tow my 210 Montauk to Florida at the end of next week, and in this previous post had a discussion about the trailer sway I was encountering: http://continuouswave.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=3081&p=17648 Has anyone used the Weigh Safe Hitch Ball with a built in scale ...
by Ridge Runner
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2016 170 Montauk Trailer Guide Bunks
Replies: 7
Views: 2201

Re: 2016 Montauk 170

Congratulations! Very nice price for a great boat! Good luck with her.
by Ridge Runner
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 170 Montauk: Remove rails and center console for shipping via container
Replies: 7
Views: 2050

Re: 170 Montauk: Remove rails and center console for shipping via container

Standard ISO 40 foot shipping container dimensions: - Container interior width: 7’8’’ (2.337 m) - Container interior height: 7’10’’ (2.388 m) - Container interior length: 39’5’’ (12.014 m) - Container door width: 7’8’’ (2.337 m) - Container door height: 7’6’’ (2.286 m) Owning a 170 on a trailer, Jim...
by Ridge Runner
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2003 170 Montauk: Replacement part for sump cover plastic door catch
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Re: 2003 170 Montauk Replacement part for sump cover plastic door catch

Tim - unfortunately that part does not carry its own part number. As you can see the factory parts listing and diagram show it as part of the cover assembly. cover.JPG The cover is line number 15: list.JPG You should call Boston Whaler Customer Service at 1-877-294-5645 and ask for the manufacture o...
by Ridge Runner
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Exact Location of Console Cutout for 2018 150 MONTAUK
Replies: 3
Views: 1522

Re: Exact Location of Console Cutout for 2018 150 MONTAUK

Here is a pretty good image of the factory mounted electronic package on the 2018 150 Montauk: 2018 150 Montauk Console.jpg Mounting the Raymarine Axiom 7 DV in the console should not be that difficult, I understand your desire to exactly duplicate the factory mounting location, but you should test ...
by Ridge Runner
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Propellers for Sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1565

Re: Propellers for Sale

Rich - your asking prices are very reasonable. I have had excellent results selling used propellers on ebay, a good description with front, back and blade pictures of the prop usually sells a nice propeller quickly.
by Ridge Runner
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 150 SPORT Trailer
Replies: 12
Views: 2871

Re: 150 SPORT Trailer

As stated above the price difference will be minimal, between a 1,250lb and 1,500lb capacity trailer. Do you have any other factors that need to be taken into consideration? Like the length of the trailer? Karvan makes two models of a 1,250-lbs capacity spring suspension bunk boat trailer: KB-1250-5...
by Ridge Runner
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2018 150 Montauk
Replies: 6
Views: 2490

Re: 2018 150 Montauk

I also saw that [picture on the WHALER .COM website]. It seems to be a rendering of the new 2018 150 Montauk with a Mercury 90-HP outboard. I would call Boston Whaler and ask about the 90-HP outboard being an option on the new 2018 150 Montauk. To date you can not choose a 90-HP motor option on the ...
by Ridge Runner
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Effect of Propeller Diameter and Material Change
Replies: 4
Views: 2597

Re: Effect of Propeller Diameter and Material Change

The material of the propeller accounts for a very small amount of the propeller's performance. The majority effect comes from the propeller's geometry; compare: pitch, diameter, number of blades, rake, and cupping.
by Ridge Runner
Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2003 Yamaha F225 with 900 Hours
Replies: 7
Views: 2680

Re: 2003 Yamaha F225 with 900 Hours

Here is an article that was published in BoatUS back in 2012: https://www.boatus.com/magazine/2012/oc ... laints.asp

Here is the Yamaha repair kit: https://www.simyamaha.com/YAMAHA_EXHAUS ... -04-00.htm
by Ridge Runner
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Hello SPRING
Replies: 16
Views: 5248

Re: Hello SPRING

Lovely 12" of snow this morning in NJ!
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by Ridge Runner
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: A Boat for Two adults, Two kids in Miami, $10,000 budget
Replies: 6
Views: 2670

Re: A Boat for Two adults, Two kids in Miami, $10,000 budget

A 2004 or newer 170 Montauk with four stroke power should be in the 17-20k range and would be a good boat for your use case. http://www.boattrader.com/listing/2007-boston-whaler-17-montauk-103266611?refSource=standard%20listing https://www.marinamikes.com/2006-boston-whaler-170-montauk-inventory.htm...
by Ridge Runner
Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boat Transport Recommendation
Replies: 11
Views: 3550

Re: Boat Transport Recommendation

What are the specifications of your boat? Is it just the boat or boat and trailer?
by Ridge Runner
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2008 150 Montauk to 2018 170 Montauk
Replies: 7
Views: 2654

Re: 2008 150 Montauk to 2018 170 Montauk

What about going up to the 190 Montauk? The weight difference is only about 800lbs between the 170 Montauk and the 190 Montauk.
by Ridge Runner
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Chartplotter for 170 Montauk
Replies: 14
Views: 5272

Re: Chartplotter for 170 Montauk

That seems to be about market price; Cabela's also the unit in stock bundled with the LSS-2 StructureScan transducer for a price of $799.00: http://www.cabelas.com/product/LOWRANCE-HDS-GEN-INSIGHT-COMBO/2456149.uts?slotId=0 I have the HDS9 with the StructureScan transducer on my 210 Montauk and use ...