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by Acassidy
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Dauntless 15 Anchor Locker Hinge Fasteners
Replies: 4
Views: 111

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: 444

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: 21
Views: 759

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: 661

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: 661

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: 661

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: 661

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: 321

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: 2207

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: 21
Views: 759

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: 187

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: 327

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: 441

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: 247

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: 633

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: 272

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: 353

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: 1466

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: 1466

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: 927

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: 927

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: 927

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: 927

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: 927

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: 927

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: 927

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: 927

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: 3644

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: 3644

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: 471

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: 3644

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: 315

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: 996

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: 996

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: 7058

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: 996

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...
by Acassidy
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boating Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 1549

Re: Boating Newbie

Jimh great information here and you crack me up.
Archie
by Acassidy
Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boating Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 1549

Re: Boating Newbie

Let me add. Anchoring the 24' and fishing it is a very stable boat while at anchor. I cannot stress the importance of watching the wind forecast and the wind direction if you are planning to go off shore or in the bay. If you are new to boating and plan to go offshore, it can get hairy out there. Al...
by Acassidy
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boating Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 1549

Re: Boating Newbie

I live in Dickinson south of Houston. Are you planning to boat ride and swim or fish with people on the boat? Are you planning to go to the lakes or out in the Galveston bay with the boat? Where you plan to launch and go will help you decide what boat. Things to consider: --Launch and handling a lar...
by Acassidy
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WTB: 1997 Outrage 24 T-Top Long Island NY
Replies: 2
Views: 593

Re: 1997 Outrage 24 T-Top

I live in Houston. I am considering removing my custom tee top and finding a home for it. I have a rather large and nice tee top on my 1994 24' Outrage. Let me know.
Thanks
Archie
by Acassidy
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Propeller for 1995 Outrage 24 with Yamaha 250 Two-cycle
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Re: Propeller for 1995 Outrage 24 with Yamaha 250 Two-cycle

Phil t you rock thank you! That is what I was looking for . I own a used Mirage 19. I guess I will start there

Archie
by Acassidy
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Propeller for 1995 Outrage 24 with Yamaha 250 Two-cycle
Replies: 3
Views: 681

Propeller for 1995 Outrage 24 with Yamaha 250 Two-cycle

Hello. What is the best propeller for a 1995 Outrage 24 unlimited with a 2003 Yamaha 250-HP two-stroke-power-cycle engine? For now I have aluminum 17-inch four-blade propeller. Eventually this will be a spare propeller once I get the stainless steel wheel. I am hoping someone here has the same boat ...
by Acassidy
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WANT TO TRADE 1995 24 Outrage for 17 or 18-footer
Replies: 0
Views: 674

WANT TO TRADE 1995 24 Outrage for 17 or 18-footer

I need to down size my boat. I have a 1995 24 Outrage with 2003 250 Yamaha. Boat is running and but does need some work. I was in the process of restoring but because of moving I need to down size my boat. Continental aluminum trailer 10-years-old. I will consider trade for 17' Montauk plus cash or ...
by Acassidy
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: Rear bench seat legs and folding backi
Replies: 3
Views: 1392

Rear bench seat legs and folding backi

I have a rear bench seat aluminum legs and folding back from my 94 24' outrage. I the cussions are complete trash but they have the starboard back and can be re upholstered.
Thanks
I live south of Houston
Archie
by Acassidy
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: 1977 Whaler Lowpro 19 150 Yamaha Vmax
Replies: 0
Views: 909

1977 Whaler Lowpro 19 150 Yamaha Vmax

https://houston.craigslist.org/boa/6154586267.html

This s my boat I am selling to fund my new boat project. It is an admirable boat.
Located south of Houston in Galveston area
Thanks
Archie
by Acassidy
Wed May 31, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 Outrage 24 Center Console Access
Replies: 3
Views: 868

Re: 1994 Outrage 24 Center Console Access

Thank you both for the help. I have not tried to remove the fire extinguisher enclosure. That is a great idea. I will look at it and see I can get it the panel to come off with out the door trim coming off too. I just got this boat and will be doing a lot of rewiring and new connections. So I need g...
by Acassidy
Tue May 30, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 Outrage 24 Center Console Access
Replies: 3
Views: 868

1994 Outrage 24 Center Console Access

If you own [c.1994] Outrage 24; and if you have you gained access to the inside of the console: there are two panels, one in the front and on in the back which covers the whole interior of the console where all electrical and hydraulic reside: Is there an easy way to remove the padded wall which has...
by Acassidy
Tue May 30, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1996 Outrage 24: Fabricate Replacement Plexiglass Chart Cover
Replies: 8
Views: 1896

Re: 1996 Outrage 24: Fabricate Replacement Plexiglass Chart Cover

I can run by storage this week and try to get measurements for you. It looks to be 1/4" plexi glass. and the are some funky angles but I will do my best.
Archie