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by roundle1979
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: First Center Console Boat
Replies: 18
Views: 491

Re: First Center Console Boat

Based on your budget and size preference, I would consider the current Nantucket/Outrage 190. The Outrage 190's been produced without major changes since 2003: https://www.bostonwhaler.com/family-overview/outrage-boat-models/190-outrage/ I found a (fresh water) 2004 Nantucket 190 up in the Finger La...
by roundle1979
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Buying My First Boston Whaler
Replies: 57
Views: 1068

Re: Buying My First Boston Whaler

Another one slips through my fingers. Had been calling/texting all day, had plans for me to pick it up tomorrow, and then POOF it's gone. The search continues! This happened to me a few times last year. Frustrating. That said, the good ones go very fast. My recommendation: When you are confident th...
by roundle1979
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Buying My First Boston Whaler
Replies: 57
Views: 1068

Re: Buying My First Boston Whaler

Go and grab it.

If you’re really worried about the car, just rent a truck from U-Haul for a day.
by roundle1979
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Buying My First Boston Whaler
Replies: 57
Views: 1068

Re: Buying My First Boston Whaler

I like the look of the SS 17 but haven't seen any come up for sale... The 17 SS boats are out there. There's actually one close to you on Facebook marketplace. I'm still really depressed [the minivan] doesn't have a 3500-lbs towing capacity.! As for towing capacity, I did a quick search and looks l...
by roundle1979
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Buying My First Boston Whaler
Replies: 57
Views: 1068

Re: Buying My First Boston Whaler

A lot of good advise here already. As for boats, I think it's hard to go wrong with a classic 13 or 15. That said, you may feel a bit cozy with more than a few people. One boat that you might want to consider is the (classic) Super Sport 17 (Limited). A lot of people looking for a 17 will go for the...
by roundle1979
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 OUTRAGE 21 Deck Plates and Hatches
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Re: 1994 OUTRAGE 21 Deck Plates and Hatches

I have had good luck purchasing parts for my 2004 Boston Whaler Nantucket 190 from Nauset Marine:

https://www.nausetmarine.com/deck-plates/
by roundle1979
Wed May 27, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: BRP Ending Production of Evinrude E-TEC
Replies: 57
Views: 2733

Re: BRP Ending Production of Evinrude E-TEC

Did not see this coming.

Perhaps Volvo--who recently purchased Seven Marine--will choose to go down market and purchase Evinrude
by roundle1979
Sun May 24, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2020 320 VANTAGE Engine Options
Replies: 14
Views: 994

Re: 2020 320 VANTAGE Engine Options

Have a look at Boston Whaler's own performance tests: https://www.bostonwhaler.com/family-overview/vantage-boat-models/320-vantage/ Dual Mercury Verado 350 (L6) *Time to plane: 8.5 seconds *Top speed: 51 MPH at 6350 RPMs Dual Mercury Verado 300 (V8) *Time to plane: 6.7 seconds *Top speed: 49.1 MPH a...
by roundle1979
Thu May 07, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Re-power 1998 Outrage 20
Replies: 13
Views: 1073

Re: Re-power 1998 Outrage 20

ROUND'--if you are re-powering a 2004 boat that had a Mercury engine, you should assess the value of re-using all the current Mercury engine rigging with a re-power with a new Mercury engine. It may be--I can't tell you for sure--that you could re-use all the engine wiring harnesses, the remote thr...
by roundle1979
Wed May 06, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Re-power 1998 Outrage 20
Replies: 13
Views: 1073

Re: Re-power 1998 Outrage 20

I read this [thread] with interest. I have a 2004 190 Nantucket or 190 Outrage with its original Mercury Optimax 135 (also a 2.5-liter V6, albeit slightly more complex than [the 1998 Mercury 200-HP two-stroke-power-cycle engine the OP wants to replace). While I only have 200 hours on my Mercury Opti...
by roundle1979
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Nantucket or Outrage 190: Changing fuel lines
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: Nantucket or Outrage 190: Changing fuel lines

PHIL—thank you. Nauset Marine [a Boston Whaler dealer in Orleans, Massachusetts] sent me the same two diagrams. They have [the parts mentioned above] in stock. [An order for the hoses and parts has been] made. In the future I will have photographs showing the old [parts mentioned above] and the new ...
by roundle1979
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Nantucket or Outrage 190: Changing fuel lines
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Nantucket or Outrage 190: Changing fuel lines

Hi. I am ordering new fuel lines for my 2004 Nantucket 190 with Mercury 135 OptiMax. I will order OEM parts from Nauset Marine [a Boston Whaler dealer in Orleans, Massachusetts]. The hoses and parts I would like to change are: ⋅ Fuel filler line ⋅ Fuel sending unit gasket ⋅&...
by roundle1979
Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: First time buyer: 190 Montauk Ride
Replies: 27
Views: 1801

Re: First time buyer: 190 Montauk Ride

If you are certain on the size (19 feet), brand, and layout (center console), I would also have a look at the Nantucket / Outrage 190. Boston Whaler's been making the Nantucket/Outrage 190--mostly unchanged--since 2003. I bought a good, clean (fresh water) 2004 Nantucket July 2019 and could not be h...
by roundle1979
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2004 190 NANTUCKET: Engine with only 150-hours
Replies: 9
Views: 1481

Re: 2004 190 NANTUCKET: Engine with only 150-hours

Some of the questions I asked here on Continuous Wave prior to buying my Nantucket are found at:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4639&p=28981&hilit=preparing#p28981
by roundle1979
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2004 190 NANTUCKET: Engine with only 150-hours
Replies: 9
Views: 1481

Re: 16-year-old Engine with only 150-hours

Research shows the Nantucket, renamed Outrage 190, is now sold with a 150-HP FOURSTROKE as the standard engine and maximum power is now 200-HP This increase in power is due to improvements in lowering the engine weight of modern motors. Read: http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum8/HTML/001203.html I ...
by roundle1979
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2004 190 NANTUCKET: Engine with only 150-hours
Replies: 9
Views: 1481

Re: 2004 190 NANTUCKET: Engine with only 150-hours

I bought a freshwater 2004 Nantucket 190 with a Mercury OptiMax 135-HP with 175 hours in July. 2019. I love the boat. To be honest, I was nervous about buying a boat with a Mercury. However, it's been a good experience so far. [The 135-HP engine] has decent power for the boat; the boat gets up on pl...
by roundle1979
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

My 2004 Boston Whaler Nantucket/Outrage 190 came out of the water today (November 4, 2019) for the first time since July. It's been cleaned and encapsulated in a few layers of Collinite No. 925 Marine Wax. On-The-Hard.jpg Overall, am impressed with how the bottom paint kept the growth at bay. Since ...
by roundle1979
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Boston Whaler to meet very limited size restriction
Replies: 6
Views: 12731

Re: Boston Whaler to meet very limited size restriction

My brother's got this 1990 11 Sport for sale:

https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/boa ... 97626.html

For the past several years it was used 2-3 weeks per year in Rhode Island. Prior to that, a [mega] yacht tender (kept covered).
by roundle1979
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Indoor Storage near Westchester County, New York
Replies: 2
Views: 5600

Re: Indoor Storage near Westchester County, New York

I don't understand the rate you have cited as "$32 per foot." Is that a linear foot for any width? Is that for a year? Linear, any width. Winter = November 1 through April 30 (though I suspect they are pretty flexible for residents). Source: https://www.ryeny.gov/home/showdocument?id=10047
by roundle1979
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Indoor Storage near Westchester County, New York
Replies: 2
Views: 5600

Indoor Storage near Westchester County, New York

Hi All. I am exploring indoor storage options for my 2004 Nantucket 190. I'm in Rye, New York (Westchester County) and am willing to store the boat an hour in most any direction. My local (municipal) Marina charges $32 per foot for outdoor (on trailer) storage. It goes without saying, I'd pay a litt...
by roundle1979
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

My pleasure, Jim.

Will snap some more photos when she comes out of the water (end of October).
by roundle1979
Wed Sep 25, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Bottom Paint and Anti-fouling Paint
Replies: 12
Views: 9150

Re: Bottom Paint and Anti-fouling Paint

Earlier this summer I bought a fresh water 2004 Nantucket / Outrage 190 that had never been bottom painted. The below thread covers how I prepared mine to be kept in salt water 6 months out of the year: http://continuouswave.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4639 In summary: —Mask off water line (af...
by roundle1979
Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 22102

Re: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration

biggiefl wrote:General Propeller in Bradenton, FL is one of the largest shops in the country. Google or look in most boating mags for more info.


Thanks. Looks like a highly-specialized shop. Have requested a quote.
by roundle1979
Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: My new 1990 Super Sport 15
Replies: 20
Views: 7956

Re: New to me 1990 15' Super Sport

Sweet ride.

When I was a boy, the 15 SS w/ a 70 was the dream.

But there was never quite enough lawn mowing money. : )

Enjoy!
by roundle1979
Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 22102

Re: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration

Tell me the best shops for propeller balancing.

I'm happy to mail away.
by roundle1979
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 22102

Re: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration

Quick update: Had a Mercury Optimax specialist have a look. He gave my engine a clean bill of health. While he had the cowling off, he recommended to replace the auxiliary oil reservoir and the air pump's air filter. These items are unrelated to the thread's topic but figure I'd mention nevertheless...
by roundle1979
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 22102

Re: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration

The behavior of the engine does not sound like or feel like a cylinder misfire. A mechanic will take the boat on a sea trial next week.
by roundle1979
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 22102

Re: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration

by roundle1979
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 22102

Re: 2004 Nantucket Vibration

i keep my boat in MIlton Harbor (Westchester county) New York.

The vibration is not that bad.

I will probably take care of it after I haul the boat out at the end of October.
by roundle1979
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration
Replies: 26
Views: 22102

2004 Nantucket 190 Vibration

I have a 2004 190 Nantucket with the original Mercury OptiMax 135 engine. I believe that the propeller—size unknown—is as installed by Boston Whaler and is a stainless steel Mercury propeller. [The engine] has a bit of a vibration at certain engine speeds—nothing major but I notice it. The propeller...
by roundle1979
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1988 REVENGE 22 Engine Hours and Re-power
Replies: 9
Views: 7707

Re: 1988 REVENGE 22 Engine Hours and Repower

How much are they asking?

Prior to buying my 2004 Nantucket 190, I nearly bought this one: http://whalerrevenge.com/

I am glad I [ultimately bought] an open, center console boat.
by roundle1979
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

All new through hulls:
5 Almost ready.jpg
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Lifting off the blocks:
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Back at the dock:
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by roundle1979
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

1-Scum-Line_.jpg
A week in the water produced the scum line.
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Here's the 2 coats of epoxy.
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3 Ablative.jpg
Followed by a hard coat (blue) and 2 coats of ablative black.
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by roundle1979
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: VENTURA or OUTRAGE Self-bailing
Replies: 9
Views: 10063

Re: VENTURA or OUTRAGE Self-bailing

My 2004 190 Nantucket (Outrage) has a self-bailing deck. Even when the bilge is 100% full of water, the deck continues to self-bail. If you are leaving it for extended periods, I'd recommend: —dual battery setup. Hard-wire bilge pump to one of the two batteries —change through-hulls and scuppers to ...
by roundle1979
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

Quick update on paint: I've had a local pro perform the following: —Mask off water line —Clean scum (amazing how quickly it appears) —Sand gel coat —Apply two coats epoxy barrier coat —Apply one coat ablative (blue) —Apply two coats ablative (black) The local pro does most of the boats in the area. ...
by roundle1979
Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Sell Dauntless Without Engine
Replies: 4
Views: 6362

Re: How to sell Dauntless without engine

When I started hunting for used Whalers I was actually looking for something that needed to be re-powered as I did not want to inherit someone else's old Outboard. That proved difficult (and I ended up buying a 2004 190 Nantucket w/ a Merc 135 Optimax w/ 170 hrs). If the boat's in good shape, I'd ad...
by roundle1979
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

Masbama wrote:Smart move replacing the thru hull fittings. Trust me, I know. Enjoy your boat.


Agree.

I cannot believe that Whaler (Brunswick) used this plastic stuff--it's hot garbage.
by roundle1979
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

Quick update: Brought the boat home two weeks ago. The ride back from Geneva, NY to Rye, NY was interesting -- was pushing my Mazda CX9's limits (3500lbs capacity). Anyway, boat's in great shape. I put it in the water for a week to achieve a 'scum line'. Put a couple hours on it and it has performed...
by roundle1979
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2008 190 Outrage bilge smells like gasoline
Replies: 6
Views: 4360

Re: 2008 190 Outrage bilge smells like gasoline

What's the update here?
by roundle1979
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing fresh water 2004 Nantucket 190 for salt water

Change the water pump impeller and associated wear parts in the water pump. Discard the weaker of the two batteries, and replace with an ultra-high-purity AGM lead-acid battery rated for 800-CCA. These will run about $330, and possibly less on sale or promotion. Check Batteries-Plus, or Costco. Rep...
by roundle1979
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Re: Preparing fresh water 2004 Nantucket 190 for salt water

Thanks all. Great insight.

I've got a quote from my local MarineMax (closest authorized BW dealer); first time bottom paint is $45 per foot. Ouch!
by roundle1979
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater
Replies: 22
Views: 14538

Preparing Nantucket 190 for Saltwater

Hi All. I'm buying a 2004 Nantucket 190 with the original 2004 Mercury OptiMax 135-HP Saltwater series with 150-hours. The boat's spent its life in upstate New York in freshwater. I'll be third owner. The seller has service records from a Boston Whaler authorized dealer. The boat has not been left o...
by roundle1979
Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1988 OUTRAGE 20 Whaler Drive
Replies: 3
Views: 4959

Re: 1988 OUTRAGE 20 Whaler Drive

Q1A: where is the best place to purchase [a wrap around stern seat] these days? Q2A: [the forward part of the cockpit of a 20 or 22-foot OUTRAGE] does not seem to accommodate a sun-pad-type filler. Is there a after-market solution? Comment 4: I do like the look of the closed transom as well. Comment...
by roundle1979
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 1988 OUTRAGE 20 Whaler Drive
Replies: 3
Views: 4959

1988 OUTRAGE 20 Whaler Drive

Hi All. I may buy a 1988 Outrage 20 Whaler Drive. If I buy, it will primarily be used for cruising around Long Island sound. Prior to purchase, I am having a survey performed; details about that to follow. Q1: what'is the best stern seat option for an 1988 OUTRAGE 20 Whaler Drive? Q2: is there away ...
by roundle1979
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2001 Ventura 21
Replies: 10
Views: 5955

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 roundle1979
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2001 Ventura 21
Replies: 10
Views: 5955

Re: 2001 Ventura 21

Adding a "get home" engine is expensive and reduces performance of most small boats. Among the more common reasons an engine stops running is because of fuel quality or supply problems and if the second engine is supplied from the same source it will be useless. Battery failure is another...
by roundle1979
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2001 Ventura 21
Replies: 10
Views: 5955

Re: 2001 Ventura 21

Q3. Has anyone ever installed an auxiliary' engine on a 21 Ventura? I'm not planning to use for fishing; rather, want it in the event that the Mercury has a problem
by roundle1979
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2001 Ventura 21
Replies: 10
Views: 5955

Re: 2001 Ventura 21

jimh wrote:For an engine to have only been run 100-hours in about 18-years of use is very unusual.
Thanks for input. Indeed, a low-hour boat.

Yes, will have authorized dealer have a look before I buy.
by roundle1979
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2001 Ventura 21
Replies: 10
Views: 5955

2001 Ventura 21

Hi All. I'm new to Continuous Wave. I'm looking for a good, safe runabout for my young family (preferably with a capacity of at least 10). Planning to use the boat mostly within Long Island Sound. I'm looking at a 2001 Ventura 21 with its original 225 OptiMax with just under 100 hours. Hoping you gu...