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by vze2gbs4
Thu May 30, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: DIY ideas for forward facing seats on 210 Outrage
Replies: 6
Views: 3624

Re: DIY ideas for forward facing seats on 210 Outrage

Several option but I opted for side wall installation .Look at Tidewater 280 CC and you will understand. Backrest is flushed when not in use and pulled into position when needed. Google stainless steel folding seat bracket. All you have to do is find 2 white small backrest with hard backing and atta...
by vze2gbs4
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 210 Outrage VERADO 200
Replies: 17
Views: 5449

Re: 210 Outrage VERADO 200

Aha now it makes sense why you cant reach higher rpm with this new info. Heavy big blades prop like revolution 4 will make Verado loose around 300 rpm once 3 bladed is replaced.So you will loose top speed but will gain way better grip , dock and idling maneuverability ,stern lift and planing with lo...
by vze2gbs4
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 210 Outrage VERADO 200
Replies: 17
Views: 5449

Re: 210 Outrage VERADO 200

Yes Jim I am getting old as well so memory is not as sharp as once was. I wouldnt remember all the details on most whalers I had but 210 is my baby and as said before my favorite and IMHO best whaler that ever rolled out in 60 years. Its quite interesting to know that amazingly this hull was never s...
by vze2gbs4
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 210 Outrage VERADO 200
Replies: 17
Views: 5449

Re: 210 Outrage VERADO 200

Had four 210 outrages - had 2007 210 with both 17 mirage and tried 15 and 17 rev four. Never saw anything over 6000--5800 was probably max i saw with 17 mirage-trim the motor a bit when WOT that would raise RPM 200-300 and if you have trim tabs lower them . You have to find sweet spot to get to 6000...
by vze2gbs4
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 OUTRAGE Replacing Scuppers
Replies: 9
Views: 2832

Re: 210 OUTRAGE Replacing Scuppers

Not sure if that particular tool would work. Both thru hulls are so close next to each other and one is right next to transom motor well and not to mention awkward body position just to reach it. I would say definately all thru hulls are already in place before cap is joined with the hull. If only B...
by vze2gbs4
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 OUTRAGE Replacing Scuppers
Replies: 9
Views: 2832

Re: 210 OUTRAGE Replacing Scuppers

No pliers will do. There [is] just no room for the handle. I welded two metal pieces that fit snug around the nut with a 2-inch handle to tighten bit-by-bit in that super-uncomfortable corner where thru-hull is.
by vze2gbs4
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 210 OUTRAGE Replacing Scuppers
Replies: 9
Views: 2832

Re: 210 OUTRAGE Replacing Scuppers

[I have replaced the scupper drains] once on a 210 and twice on a 190. [In another post that was not linked and no URL was given] II warned owners of 190 and 210. The problem is created by shrinking hose that pulls plastic scupper inwards. Eventually [the scupper] will snap while bouncing on water, ...
by vze2gbs4
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Repainting Aluminum
Replies: 13
Views: 3393

Re: Repainting Aluminum

Remove all hardware leaving hatch frame alone. Use paint stripper and remove all previous black paint. Sand down all dust and rust. Wipe with laquer thinner. Once frame is ready do two-stage painting. Use metal gray primer first. Once dry use appliance-refrigerator black paint. Any good hardware sto...
by vze2gbs4
Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition
Replies: 10
Views: 3982

Re: 1994 OUTRAGE 24 Limited Edition

This particular 1994 OUTRAGE 24 boat is indeed special. I never saw or heard about blue gelcoat Boston Whaler hulls back in c.1994. Like everybody else, I know about those few boat show teal hull color 24 Outrage boats. The only thing that comes to mind is that boat was made for [a Boston Whaler] ex...
by vze2gbs4
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 4581

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

Another vote for fixing existing tank. Aluminum is weldable-its harder and you need a right person to do it but if done right its good again for long time. I fixed 3 aluminum tanks on whaler - 2 were on 96-98 17 outrage and one was 94 21 outrage. All three had same dime size hole on the bottom towar...
by vze2gbs4
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top
Replies: 20
Views: 4581

Re: 1995 OUTRAGE 24: Removing Large T-Top

I would not touch that. That is a gorgeously done T-top and it is even powder coated. You can see that [whoever] made it followed the curves of the boat, and it is custom made--not some off-the-shelf one-size-fits-all. Your boat is so much better with it than without it. Do the right thing: remove i...
by vze2gbs4
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 27 OFFSHORE Replacement Lamp for Docking Light
Replies: 9
Views: 2125

Re: 27 OFFSHORE Replacement Lamp for Docking Light

Since you dont know if lights work I would check first if theres a power coming to the socket and if not try to fix that first before plunging money for new pair.Slight modification they refer to is probably that new lights wont have plug ( only naked wires ) so you will have to cut old ones and ins...
by vze2gbs4
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 27 OFFSHORE Replacement Lamp for Docking Light
Replies: 9
Views: 2125

Re: 27 OFFSHORE Replacement Lamp for Docking Light

I used to own a 27 OFFSHORE, and I had the same problem: cracked and missing lamp in one socket. Those lamps [were] made by Morse. Morse is no longer in business but it was bought by Aquapower--and I am not sure if they are in business either. Your best [source for a replacement lamp will be] eBay. ...
by vze2gbs4
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 210 Outrage Trim Tab: Recommendation; Installation
Replies: 21
Views: 6689

Re: 210 Outrage Trim Tab: Recommendation; Installation

Be very very careful what tabs and style you use on this hull-theres not much real estate where they go and angle is gonna be very small preventing tabs to extend much therefore reducing their function. Only edge mount works on this hull and 9x12 ( 9 wide and 12 long)is what factory was installing i...
by vze2gbs4
Sat Oct 20, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Restoring Shine Finish to Gel Coat Resin
Replies: 12
Views: 2948

Re: Restoring Shine Finish to Gel Coat Resin

Yes Blue label-Cleaner and wax-I used green once - didn't like it at all
by vze2gbs4
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Restoring Shine Finish to Gel Coat Resin
Replies: 12
Views: 2948

Re: Restoring Shine Finish to Gel Coat Resin

Tried many. Had hulls that were never loved by previous owner that looked like all hope was lost .By far the best results I got from 3 M fiberglass restorer and wax (blue label ).Easy to apply , easy to rub and wipe . Results are stunning .Trick is to use old towels cut in 1 X 1 foot sections and ch...
by vze2gbs4
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Defiance 34
Replies: 8
Views: 2778

Re: Defiance 34

Only sixty-three [DEFIANCE 34 boats] were ever build. Boston Whaler halted production due to the high cost of building them and very few sales. The first hulls were built at the Edgewater plant, and the rest were built at the Sea Ray plant at Merrit Island by Boston Whaler personal, from what I unde...
by vze2gbs4
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Identify older 13-footer
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

Re: New to me 13’

Back in a day they didn't use BWC coast guard code. I would recommend to call Chuck Bennet -Whaler customer representative. He keeps all older HIN numbers in order most probably from day one.They used to handwrite that info together where that hull was send ( what dealership ).He was always helpful ...
by vze2gbs4
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 150 MONTAUK Hull Damage Repair
Replies: 47
Views: 9127

Re: 150 MONTAUK Hull Damage Repair

[The damage to the boat under discussion] is something new that I have never seen in a Boston Whaler hull. This thread is becoming very interesting. How far does this piece of plastic go? The bonding of foam, fiberglass, and gelcoat is definitely affected and makes this hull defective. Let us know h...
by vze2gbs4
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 230 OUTRAGE
Replies: 5
Views: 1562

Re: 230 OUTRAGE

I also believe this info would be whaler top secret that they wouldn't like to share with public.In all my years looking at those HIN numbers I could never figure out how many hull of particular model they made . Some manufacturers like Regulator would number your hull from day one until last one ro...
by vze2gbs4
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Compare 230 and 240 Outrage
Replies: 17
Views: 3143

Re: Compare 230 and 240 Outrage

Well every hull has life span. Whaler discontinue old hulls and introduce new ones that are sleeker,more efficient ,have more features and higher sticker price of course. Having single or twin engines is a personal preference and reflects your boating needs. I like single engine for less maintenance...
by vze2gbs4
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: APPRAISAL: 2001 21 Outrage - New Suzuki 200
Replies: 4
Views: 1634

Re: APPRAISAL: 2001 21 Outrage - New Suzuki 200

That boat market value is around $25,000.

Had 2001 21 Outrage re-powered with 2010 Yamaha F250 that sold last year for $22,500.
by vze2gbs4
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Compare 230 and 240 Outrage
Replies: 17
Views: 3143

Re: Compare 230 and 240 Outrage

Nelson - I have owned both. I disliked the 230 Outrage because of its over-sized euro-transom. The transom took so much real estate that the boat felt more like a 20-footer. The 240 Outrage was a much better boat, not only in size but the ride was much better. My only complain about the 240 Outrage ...
by vze2gbs4
Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 150 MONTAUK Hull Damage Repair
Replies: 47
Views: 9127

Re: 150 MONTAUK Hull Damage Repair

Josh-first that "plastic" you refer to is gelcoat, and the "black staff" under gelcoat is fiberglass. You have managed to penetrate the hull beyond the gel coat below the waterline, exposing your boat to water penetration into the hull foam and making a boat waterlogged . Do not ...
by vze2gbs4
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty REDUCED
Replies: 10
Views: 4472

Re: OFFSHORE 27 F300 Yamaha , Owens Trailer , Warranty

As a general rule when man is trying to sell his boat give him a chance and if you have nothing nice to say pls dont say anything at all. Why rain on somebody parade and his pride and joy . I find zero problems buying boat with 1700 hours. Chuck maintained those Yammis better than somebody that has ...
by vze2gbs4
Sun May 06, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2004 190 Nantucket Re-power with Evinrude E-TEC G2
Replies: 73
Views: 16231

Re: 2004 190 Nantucket Re-power

Sorry for your loss. My parents also passed within two weeks 2 years ago so I know how you feel.Theres no question new boat that was never touched by anybody but you is always attractive option.But sticker price of 70 K for 190 Outrage or any new Boston Whaler or any other manufacturer nowdays is a ...
by vze2gbs4
Sat May 05, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2004 190 Nantucket Re-power with Evinrude E-TEC G2
Replies: 73
Views: 16231

Re: 2004 190 Nantucket Re-power

Yamaha F150 [is] one of best motors ever made.

I was sold on Yamaha engines about 20 years ago in the Amazon jungles. All tour guides boats had Yamaha engines. [I have] never had a single problem with any [Yamaha engine] I have owned.
by vze2gbs4
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2003 170 Montauk: Replacement part for sump cover plastic door catch
Replies: 5
Views: 1978

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

That is not a whaler-made part. Search for Perko 0559DP black plastic marine door catch.
by vze2gbs4
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WTB Boston Whaler Nantucket / Outrage 190
Replies: 7
Views: 2541

Re: WTB Boston Whaler Nantucket / Outrage 190

Doable-but it takes non stop browsing internet and looking for one. When you locate it you get hours not days to snatch her. I bought four 2003-2005 190 Nantuckets and they were all 12 K. I am from Jersey as well . If possible get minimum 135 HP motor
by vze2gbs4
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Corroded Mercury Outboard Tiller Arm
Replies: 9
Views: 2466

Re: Corroded Mercury Outboard Tiller Arm

Had many whalers with exact same problem. Motor looks almost mint but tiller arm so rusted its ridiculous. But piece is rock solid - rust is mostly surface and there is a remedy, First take long flat screwdriver and remove all rusted surface particles the best you can . Second get thin wire brush an...
by vze2gbs4
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 170 MONTAUK Accessory Fish Station
Replies: 16
Views: 4573

Re: 170 MONTAUK Accessory Fish Station

That particular part you are referring to was an option on couple of older 90-early 2000 whalers - its called Fishing station - option 100-70203. You can easily find it on whaler parts chart on 21 or 23 outrage -17 outrage-17 dauntless. You best bet would be E-bay - I see them once a while there - t...
by vze2gbs4
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 255 Conquest
Replies: 5
Views: 2254

Re: 255 Conquest

Jim has very good point regarding engines: most of the 2002 to 2005 255 Conquest boat you will find will have Optimax engines: complex, fuel-injected, loud engines you either love or hate. For the true whaler-lover, when introduced in 2002 the 255 Conquest was a somewhat different boat than we were ...
by vze2gbs4
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: WTB 240 Dauntless
Replies: 2
Views: 1311

Re: WTB 240 Dauntless

Diamond marine in CT has used 2016 240 dauntless with trailer and 300 HP Verado ( 44 hours ) for 85 K
by vze2gbs4
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2008 150 Montauk to 2018 170 Montauk
Replies: 7
Views: 2666

Re: 2008 150 Montauk to 2018 170 Montauk

Ok Butch-you are right - I will try to fix that. In my humble opinion 190 is better riding boat than any size montauk .It also has higher gunwales and one of very few whaler models that has similar amount of deck space to very specious montauk. After owning and trying all of above mention whaler mod...
by vze2gbs4
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2008 150 Montauk to 2018 170 Montauk
Replies: 7
Views: 2666

Re: 2008 150 Montauk to 2018 170 Montauk

Get used 2008-2012 190 Outrage . You can get them in 25-30 K range. Thats 70 K new. Deck space is amazing-ride excellent. IMHO it is better boat than any montauk .
by vze2gbs4
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2018 170 Montauk Prices
Replies: 17
Views: 5383

Re: 2018 170 Montauk Prices

First of all congrats on your new boat .I am reading your post and experience and I feel you got cheated of chance and experience of owning an American icon . There are hundred of manufacturer but theres only one true love for all of us here. I cant explain you this special bond and sense of incredi...
by vze2gbs4
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 23 Outrage with Honda BF225
Replies: 20
Views: 7768

Re: 23 Outrage with Honda BF225

All good points. [Go] to Honda BF 225 performance report and [find the] propellers they used. There are hundreds of boats tested. If you compared similar boats to 23 OURAGE, the smallest pitch I see is 17. An Everglades 243 had tests with four-blade Power Tech 17-pitch. I don't know but I wouldn't u...
by vze2gbs4
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 23 Outrage with Honda BF225
Replies: 20
Views: 7768

Re: 230 Outrage with Honda BF225

Yeah OP is definitely referring to 23 outrage. But whaler contradicted this model reference in 2002 model year catalog listing this model as 230 which is actually now current production model and totally different boat.2002 was a most likely first year they started adding 0 and 5 to model reference ...
by vze2gbs4
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 23 Outrage with Honda BF225
Replies: 20
Views: 7768

Re: 230 Outrage with Honda BF225

I am no Honda outboard expert in any means but how did you end up with 14 pitch prop and now thinking even going down to 13. Those prop pitches I used on my 13-15 foot whaler . I would assume that such a heavy boat as 23 outrage need at least 17 if not 19-21 pitch propeller.it seems that your propel...
by vze2gbs4
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2018 170 Montauk for Long Island Sound Angling
Replies: 13
Views: 4276

Re: 2018 170 Montauk for Long Island Sound Angling

Jack: I've had them all--almost every model under 27-feet and over 60 Boston Whalers. I boat in Jersey and Long Island. Get a 2002 to 2008 210 OUTRAGE. Not only is it the best boat for these waters, I think it is the best Boston Whaler ever made. No MONTAUK of any size would come close to the ride c...
by vze2gbs4
Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 2018 170 Montauk for Long Island Sound Angling
Replies: 13
Views: 4276

Re: 2018 170 Montauk for Long Island Sound Angling

Another vote for 190 OUTRAGE--a better choice for Long island waters--period.
by vze2gbs4
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 320 OUTRAGE Production History; Readers Begin Referendum on the meaning of G2
Replies: 10
Views: 2396

Re: Referendum on the meaning of G2; Ride of 320 OUTRAGE compared to other boats; Price of used 320 OUTRAGE boats

I do believe that boating world refer to G2 as latest generation of E-TEC. Regarding 320 OUTRAGE--I have been on a 320 OUTRAGE and had a ride. They do demand high [prices] even used ones. With all respect to my beloved Boston Whaler, there are boats that cost the same but deliver better ride. The Re...
by vze2gbs4
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2003 OUTRAGE 240 Faded Lettering
Replies: 6
Views: 2447

Re: 2003 OUTRAGE 240 Faded Lettering

They are actually not that expensive - somewhere around 35 bucks per side
by vze2gbs4
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Whaler for Fishing and Water Skiing Near Sandy Hook, New Jersey
Replies: 14
Views: 4722

Re: Whaler for Fishing and Water Skiing Near Sandy Hook, New Jersey

I have owned both 210 OUTRAGE and 210 MONTAUK, and my boating is primarily in these same waters you mentioned here: North Jersey with occasional trips 20-miles offshore. There is no question the OUTRAGE is a better boat than a MONTAUK for our very choppy waters here north. You will definitely be abl...
by vze2gbs4
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 Boston Whaler OUTRAGE or GUARDIAN 17
Replies: 12
Views: 3696

Re: 1995 Boston Whaler Outrage/Guardian 17

Actually 95 17 Justice exists based on 96 outrage as weird as it sounds. I know this because I was chasing one few years ago from VA DNR and called Chuck from Whaler customer service to clarify things. Very first few dozen hulls of new redesigned 17 outrage went to them to do some testing before it ...
by vze2gbs4
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 Boston Whaler OUTRAGE or GUARDIAN 17
Replies: 12
Views: 3696

Re: 1995 Boston Whaler Outrage/Guardian 17

I have plenty Phil-it took me 10 years to find one and I could tell you all about it -good and bad - send your phone number to my private massage- I change whalers like socks so I actually had like 5 17 outrages-I think I had around 70 whalers overall so far
by vze2gbs4
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1995 Boston Whaler OUTRAGE or GUARDIAN 17
Replies: 12
Views: 3696

Re: 1995 Boston Whaler Outrage/Guardian 17

Boat you have is actually 17 justice and Virginia DNR is first recipient of this hull . I just sold my 2001 17 justice and boat interior is slightly different than 17 outrage that I also used to own. I wouldnt install full bow rail on that hull but mid hull section one to follow original one. You pr...
by vze2gbs4
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Re-power for our Nantucket 190
Replies: 8
Views: 2509

Re: Re-power for our Nantucket 190

You want real good advice? Sell the 190 NANTUCKET with OptiMax and buy a way better boat: a 2002 to 2008 210 OUTRAGE. You can find c2005 to c.2007 210 OUTRAGE boats for under or around $30,000 with a Mercury VERADO FOURSTROKE. As good as the 190 hull is, it is no where as good as the 210. I was in a...
by vze2gbs4
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: 170 Montauk Drains
Replies: 11
Views: 4308

Re: 170 Montauk Drains

While in the water a 170 Montauk needs only one plug. Toward the stern centerline under the removable grid mini-hatch there is sump area where all deck water will drain to be pumped out. Right next to sump pump there is a through-hull that will drain straight down the hull. Plug that hole when the b...
by vze2gbs4
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 2001 22 Dauntless Transom Cracks
Replies: 8
Views: 2871

Re: 2001 22 Dauntless Transom Cracks

Boston Whaler boats don't come with keel guards from factory. The keel guard was added by the owner of the boat after the purchase. I bought few boats with keel guard and peeled them off--only glue was holding them. I am not sure why your boat has holes with that keel guard. Perhaps [someone] though...