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Outraged posted 08-24-2000 10:44 PM ET (US)   Profile for Outraged   Send Email to Outraged  

Looked at a20` `78 Outrage today. At the end of the logo aft on the hull was a red dot approx 1" in diameter. Does this indicate a commerical hull? Hull # 5226a 78k Thanks
dfmcintyre posted 08-26-2000 10:14 AM ET (US)     Profile for dfmcintyre  Send Email to dfmcintyre     

Either a red or black dot (in the newer models) in the gelcoat indicates commercial specs.

Whaler15 posted 08-28-2000 06:37 AM ET (US)     Profile for Whaler15  Send Email to Whaler15     
My 1981 15' BW Striper has a red dot behind the logo also (Hull #3581 81E). If it's a commercial hull, that's news to me. I would be very interested in finding out more about this.
Whaler15 posted 08-28-2000 10:28 PM ET (US)     Profile for Whaler15  Send Email to Whaler15     
Outraged - Your post about the red dot behind the logo got me wondering because mine has the dot. I have some old literature on Whalers from 1979 that indicated that back then a "workboat specification" option was offered for additional cost (appr $1200 for 20 Outrage) and some additional weight. It was offered on all recreational hulls 13' and larger. This provided additional resin and gelcoat thickness inside and out.

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