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by fina
Mon May 02, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

Re: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged

yes, about 50% of posters have contributed relevant and constructive advice on repair which is appreciated.

A few seem to be obsessed with the registration/title for other uses.
by fina
Sun May 01, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

Re: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged

Sorry BInkster, the title is not for sale.
by fina
Sun May 01, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

Re: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged

consulted a few boat builders in addition to the great advice here, and was told that structural integrity will be superior to factory when complete using epoxy and mat layers and then inserting foam. I wish I got this boat which came complete with 70Hp w/trim, trailer, original console, original RP...
by fina
Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

Re: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged

disappointed in your response Jim. You are usually very logical.

Please give me the point by point breakdown as to why this will no longer be a Boston Whaler boat if it is repaired.
by fina
Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

Re: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged

That's the advice I was looking for!!!

Should I use cloth vs. mat?

What about epoxy vs. fiberglass resin?
by fina
Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

Re: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged

no winners yet on the advice front...keep them coming fellas
by fina
Thu Apr 28, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

Re: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged

admirable Phil!

looking forward to helpful replies
by fina
Tue Apr 26, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 17' Montauk Tree Damaged
Replies: 24
Views: 7784

17' Montauk Tree Damaged

Have a 1977 17' Montauk that tree fell on bow. I am looking to fix myself

I have pics and would like serious advice as to how to go about repairing. The foam is holding it in place in a deformed shape.

Please email bill@wmawards.com and I will email pics
by fina
Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Outrage 18 with 90-HP
Replies: 3
Views: 3010

Outrage 18 with 90-HP

I am considering rigging a 1986 Outrage 1' with a 2001 Mercury 90-HP two-stroke-cycle engine. What are thoughts on performance?

Will a 90-HP engine affect resale?
by fina
Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:16 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Removing Paint From Non-skid Deck
Replies: 3
Views: 1975

Removing Paint From Non-skid Deck

What is theist way to remove paint from non-skid deck on an old 16-foot Boston Whaler?
by fina
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 Outrage 18 Bow Cleat Removal
Replies: 6
Views: 2937

Re: 1986 Outrage 18 Bow Cleat Removal

great posts and i appreciate the help! I will try these suggestions and let you know how it goes. I have time so I will use the Kroll and heat technique over time then use the hammer drill. I will need the heat because without it, the penetrating oil just pools on the screws. Good idea using heat gu...
by fina
Sat Mar 12, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 Outrage 18 Bow Cleat Removal
Replies: 6
Views: 2937

1986 Outrage 18 Bow Cleat Removal

[I plan] to remove the aluminum front cleat on 1986 OUTRAGE 18 boat. The four Philips screws are frozen solid. [Give me] ideas on how to remove them before I strip the heads.