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by Acassidy
Thu May 30, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Verado Engine Intake Manifold Anomaly
Replies: 5
Views: 511

Re: Verado Engine Intake Manifold Anomaly

Sorry to hear that boat didn't work out. Dang sellsman can't act like a normal person and shoot straight. The guy I spoke with while looking at it said that something was wrong in that it didn't run right when they took it out for initial test run. That 2012 23' Dauntless is for sure a nice model bu...
by Acassidy
Wed May 29, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Transom Bolt Size
Replies: 3
Views: 534

Re: Transom Bolt Size

What do you mean by transom bracket? Are you talking about the transom or an actual bracket? Usually they are 1/2" diameter bolts. Not sure the thread. When I had a Montauk I did not use the builtin lower bolt holes in the transom. Yours might not work with the built in one since the person bef...
by Acassidy
Tue May 21, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Console doors: five questions
Replies: 3
Views: 834

Re: Console doors: five questions

I used something like this as plugs in the past when redoing console doors. Just get the right size. https://www.lowes.com/pd/Madison-Mill-26-Pack-Wood-Poplar-Dowel-Pins-Actual-0-25-in-x-1-25-in/3042543 You could make you own teak plugs too. But I have never done that I used Gorilla glue for the glu...
by Acassidy
Wed May 01, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: On Board Hand Tools
Replies: 17
Views: 1760

Re: On Board Hand Tools

dtmakey, where did you find stainless steal tools?
by Acassidy
Wed May 01, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Montauk 17 Water Collection Sumps
Replies: 9
Views: 931

Re: Water Collecting Here- Is this normal?

[The unnamed area shown above in Figure 1and 2] is a great place for a bilge pump. When I owned a Montauk I installed a 500 GPH pump and ran a hose over the transom.
Archie
by Acassidy
Wed May 01, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1989 Boston Whaler 22 Outrage Restoration
Replies: 12
Views: 1893

Re: 1989 Boston Whaler 22 Outrage Restoration

Ole: Q1: How did you prep the hull for refinish? Q2: What was your process for fairing the sides? Q3: Did you use primer and paint to spray the hull or did you spray gelcoat? The non skid on the gunnel looks like paint. Q4: Did you do glass to fill the console dash to spray? Q5: Was it paint or gelc...
by Acassidy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: On Board Hand Tools
Replies: 17
Views: 1760

Re: On Board Hand Tools

I use Corrosion X on my outboard and often on my tools along with WD40. WD 40 does dry out over time but that is what I use in my tools. CorrosoinX is messy. But is better than WD 40 for rehabilitation of rusty tools. I remove my tool bags and store in dry place in garage. I do that with my emergenc...
by Acassidy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 Outrage 24 Outrage Splash Well Through-hull
Replies: 1
Views: 498

1995 Outrage 24 Outrage Splash Well Through-hull

I need a source for the transom splash well drain for the 1995 Outrage 24.

The one on my OUTRAGE 24 has a rubber scupper on the outside and is flush on the inside. I have looked around but cant find the correct style that fits. I want to replace the complete through hull. Thanks--Archie
by Acassidy
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Re: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18

I don't think [removal of all foam from a Boston Whaler Unibond hull] is necessary. Once [all foam is removed from a Unibond hull] you no longer own a Boston Whaler but own an outer skin of a Boston Whaler with someone else's structure inside. My experience with water in the hull is that it is usual...
by Acassidy
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: A history of boats I have restored
Replies: 0
Views: 1343

A history of boats I have restored

A HISTORY OF BOATS I HAVE RESTORED I have owned and worked on many classic Boston Whaler boats. These boats I restored and sold: a 1977 Low pro 19’, 1977 Montauk 17’, 1984 22’ Outrage. I currently own a 1995 Outrage 24. All of these boats were complete projects where I striped the boats down to the ...
by Acassidy
Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Re: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18

Survey the boat well before buying. If the foam is saturated with water, walk away.
by Acassidy
Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Re: c.1985 OUTRAGE 18: Separating Hull and Liner

[To separate the hull and liner] would be near impossible. All hull integrity would be lost. Boston Whaler engineering and design does not use bulkheads and strings with a hull and cap design like most boats including Grady White. The bottom and liner are infused with foam under pressure while the t...
by Acassidy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Dauntless 15 Anchor Locker Hinge Fasteners
Replies: 4
Views: 1044

Re: anchor locker hinge fasteners Dauntless 15

Here is a OEM replacement for that screw head. http://www.nausetmarine.com/shop/1040187-barrel-nuts/ Is it possible to get a pair of pliers around the nuts to hold it. I replaced most of mine on my 1995 Whale 24' Outrage. That is how I removed the loss barrel nuts, I used some-sort of pliers to grab...
by Acassidy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Long Presentation of Trip in Montauk 17 to Florida from Rhode Island
Replies: 4
Views: 1310

Re: Long Presentation of Trip in Montauk 17 to Florida from Rhode Island

They is a very interesting set of videos. At the Statue of Liberty he held up the book "Only in America, An American Boating Adventure" paying tribute to the John Mirassou. The book is about 3 men who took the trip of a lifetime on the 17' Montauk traveling from Florida to New York over to...
by Acassidy
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Four-blade and Three-blade Propeller
Replies: 30
Views: 4198

Re: Four-blade and Three-blade Propeller

Jim that is great information. I will order that book. It looks like an interesting read. You are absolutely correct about this I can see that in a particular instance with a boat that had an engine that could not deliver much power at low engine speeds, changing to a four-blade propeller might affe...
by Acassidy
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance
Replies: 25
Views: 2396

Re: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance

Wow great information here. I am excited to see your progress on it and anxiously await updates.
by Acassidy
Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance
Replies: 25
Views: 2396

Re: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance

If it were me I would use [FCGI] poly-fill verses using West System. First the FGCI (or any brand gelcoat and filler) are two products designed to work together. Second is the golden rule poly over poly, epoxy over poly, but never poly over epoxy. The reason is polyester doesn't really stick very we...
by Acassidy
Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance
Replies: 25
Views: 2396

Re: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance

Jim--my mistake. I meant Boatworks Today Channel on youtube. This guy uses Total boat products. ShipShape uses FGCI. Good catch.
Archie
by Acassidy
Thu Mar 28, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance
Replies: 25
Views: 2396

Re: Gel Coat Crazing: Sudden Appearance

I have exactly the same cracks in exactly the same places on the side of the hull on my 1995 Outrage 24. I think the cause was gelcoat shrinking. The cracks are only on the hull side where the sun set in its position on the trailer in the exact same spot for many many years. Cracks are where the sun...
by Acassidy
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Gel Coat Repair
Replies: 8
Views: 1350

Re: Gel Coat Repair

I am sure you know this, but the inside color and the outside colors are different. Desert Tan inside and a sort of off white outside. I do not remember. And don't quote me. I may be totally wrong. I have used [Spectrum] many, many times, like what you are doing. Usually matched well enough for smal...
by Acassidy
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1992 Outrage 17 Fuel Tank
Replies: 11
Views: 3370

Re: 1992 Outrage 17 Fuel Tank

About double clamping: the law has changed. Only fill hose has to be double clamped, all others can be single clamped. The reason for the change was on some double clamped hoses the clamp ended up on the barb halfway causing the 2nd clamp to cut the hose when tighten down. I would only double clamp ...
by Acassidy
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Four-blade and Three-blade Propeller
Replies: 30
Views: 4198

Re: Four-blade and Three-blade Propeller

This is what I have found while trying out props. It really depends on your boat too. But in general: Four- blade: --will give you better [acceleration to plane from a standing start], lower planing speeds, hold better in low plane speeds, have less top end speed; have more stern lift, and more bow ...
by Acassidy
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: FS: Teak RPS Backrest; $80; Can Ship from Houston, Texas
Replies: 0
Views: 1067

FS: Teak RPS Backrest; $80; Can Ship from Houston, Texas

For sale: a teak swing back RPS backrest. It only includes the backrest. Includes teak plug and all screws. Need bottom replacement. $80 can ship if you pay shipping and packing for UPS. Text me for pictures it includes two brand new teak slats https://houston.craigslist.org/bpo/d/dickinson-whaler-r...
by Acassidy
Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Black Rub Rail Polish
Replies: 6
Views: 1315

Re: Black Rub Rail Polish

I have always used AmorAll. I would not use Acetone. It cleans it by striping a layer of the plastic off like sanding it but by dissolving it.
Archie
by Acassidy
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Assessing an Older Boston Whaler
Replies: 8
Views: 1348

Re: Assessing an Older Boston Whaler

That is a great hull and a great find that you have. Here on the Texas Gulf Coast that is a gem and a boat like that could have a tree growing out of the center of it and it would still sell as a project boat for a lot and would get completely restored. No such thing as a 25’ Whaler too gone to rest...
by Acassidy
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2007 Outrage 210 Re-power
Replies: 4
Views: 864

Re: 2007 Outrage 210 Re-power

All things being equal, more displacement equals more torque--interesting that outboard manufactures don't give torque data. Mercury 225 Optimax displacement 186 cubic inches (your motor) Suzuki 200 is displacement 175 cubic inches Suziki 225 displacement is 220 cubic inches Evinrude 200 displace is...
by Acassidy
Sun Mar 03, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1978 Outrage V-20 Bow Bench and Storage Box
Replies: 16
Views: 1944

Re: 1978 Outrage V-20 Bow Bench and Storage Box

Don , is that pine? Is that for a pattern?
Archie
by Acassidy
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 Guardian - Transom Transducer Mount
Replies: 5
Views: 1082

Re: 210 Guardian - Transom Transducer Mount

I would recommend going lower on the transom but not in line with the strake and not in front of the motor. Maybe move to the left a few inches. I would not recommend going through the splash well drain either to run the cable. One day in heavy seas you will regret it. Going over transom is better, ...
by Acassidy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Re-powering Tasks; Ballast Weights
Replies: 4
Views: 1031

Re: Ballast Weights

I have never heard of ballast added to a Whaler like you are talking about. I have a 1995 Outrage 24. It does not have any kind of ballast from the original single engine configuration. I really doubt [that your boat has ballast weights in the stern], but look in the bilge and see if there is someth...
by Acassidy
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 2498

Re: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition

Thanks for your comments. Wow I did not know that I have such a rare boat. I assumed there were many of these. I do know that they made a yellow Gelcoat version also. Just for the record it is a 1995 hull not 1994. I made a mistake in the original post. Not that it would make a different. I though t...
by Acassidy
Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 2498

Re: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition

I have not been able to find any information at all about the 24 Outrage Limited Edition from the mid 1990's. It would be nice to find out more information. I really don't think there is anything different about my boat. Here are a few things that my boat has: --low profile bow rails with white powd...
by Acassidy
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

I did not know that you could weld an aluminum tank to repair it. That is a great idea. If I pull the tank and it just has one or couple corroded holes areas then maybe I can do that. Then I can paint it like you did. Where do you get the tar paint? I can imagine that you would have to really clean ...
by Acassidy
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

Thanks for everyone's comments. So the plan is not remove the Top and pull the decks by working around it. I am going to disconnect the console and top from the deck but leave the top connected to the console. I will lift it up a bit to pull the rear deck out, sit it back down and secure it to the g...
by Acassidy
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

Jim, hahaha that is perfect!
by Acassidy
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

Thanks for the comments. Point taken. So lets say I keep the top, and I leave it attached to the console but detach the console and t-top from the deck and lift it all up to access the decks underneath. This would mean the T-TOP is still attached to the console and is one piece. Is this a possibilit...
by Acassidy
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

No matter what I must remove the T-Top to recore the deck under the console, Plus I need to remove the tank deck to replace the tank. This required moving the console forward. (The tank deck I recored with marine grade fir and epoxy resin and glass two summers ago). All of this would be much easier ...
by Acassidy
Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

Picture of the 1995 Outrage 24'
by Acassidy
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

I can probably send pictures to your email this evening. I am not sure how to post pictures on here. [Instructions for posting images are not provided in the boating areas. See the article in the INTRODUCTION area for information on how to add images to your posts --jimh] There are no tall trees to ...
by Acassidy
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 2460

1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

I have a 1995 Outrage 24 with a very large aftermarket T-Top the previous owner installed. I want to remove the T-Top and put a console grab rail in the OEM style that goes over the windshield. I need ideas of how to remove this T-Top. It is custom built and will need to be lifted straight up before...
by Acassidy
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1997 OUTRAGE 24 Re-power
Replies: 17
Views: 4669

Re: 1997 OUTRAGE 24 Re-power

Pjwelch73 How did the 142 moeller fit? Did you get it installed? Do you have any picture of the install? I will be replacing my tank on my 1995 Whaler Outrage Limited. First I have to figure out how to remove a monstrous t-top to move the console to pull the rear deck. I pulled the rear tank deck on...
by Acassidy
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1997 OUTRAGE 24 Re-power
Replies: 17
Views: 4669

Re: 1997 OUTRAGE 24 Re-power

Where did you find the 142-gallon Moeller fuel tank?

What model is it?

I am planning to replace [a fuel tank in another boat] with Moeller tank, but have never seen the 142-gallon model.

Thanks
by Acassidy
Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Sources for Fiberglass Gunwale Replacements for c.1986 OUTRAGE 18
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: Fiberglass gunwales

Choates Boats (281-802-07560) in La Porte, Texas, specializes in Whaler restoration and makes fiberglass replacements parts for classic Whaler including fiberglass gunwales to replace the old teak gunnels. They also make many other parts including hatches and consoles. They are on facebook and very ...
by Acassidy
Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1997 OUTRAGE 24 Re-power
Replies: 17
Views: 4669

Re: 1997 OUTRAGE 24 Re-power

In regards to going offshore with twins in Texas: most offshore boats in Galveston, Texas, are larger than a c.1990 Outrage [24] and have two to five engines on them. A 24-foot offshore boat is considered small in Texas nowadays. Most 23 to 25-foot boats around here have single outboards on them. I ...
by Acassidy
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 24 Outrage Gunwale
Replies: 1
Views: 518

Re: Gunnels for 24 Outrage

Not sure if this will help but look at the diagrams of the 24 Outrage to see the side gunnels. look up

1998 - 240 Outrage - Hull Assembly Sheets 3 and 4

at this site

https://www.bostonwhaler.com/boat-ownership/resources/

You would compare it to the aluminum ones you are looking at.

Archie
by Acassidy
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Fuel Tank Installation without Foam
Replies: 12
Views: 1524

Re: Fuel Tank Installation without Foam

This is one of the few videos on youtube replacing an aluminum tank with a poly tank. Interesting story plus a video of the repair at the end of the video. It is an aluminum boat.

Archi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPGfwQQ1EFs
by Acassidy
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Fuel Tank Installation without Foam
Replies: 12
Views: 1524

Re: Fuel Tank Installation without Foam

Jimh, Moeller ask that we leave 3% space for exansion. http://moellermarine.com/customer-resources/frequently-asked-questions/#perm So if I get a 70 inch tank. It may expansion 2.1 inches once I put fuel in it--plus differences in temperatures will change it. Moeller is unclear about how to install ...
by Acassidy
Sat Sep 22, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Through-hull Fitting Repairs c.2004 NANTUCKET
Replies: 46
Views: 9192

Re: Through-hull Fitting Repairs c.2004 NANTUCKET

Not sure if they carry the exact OEM thru hulls but here are Whaler thru hulls http://www.nausetmarine.com/boston-whaler-parts/ This is completely my opinion but my thoughts are that Whaler went to plastic on the thru hulls because of corrosion. Bronze thru hulls must be bonded to the boats bonding ...
by Acassidy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Fuel Tank Installation without Foam
Replies: 12
Views: 1524

Re: Fuel Tank Installation without Foam

I am very interested in this thread's topic. I am looking at replacing [the fuel] tank in my 1995 Outrage 24. Has an aluminum fuel tank ever been replaced with a poly[ethylene fuel tank]? My concern is that there will be several inches of open space on all sides of the new tank. There are no perfect...