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masbama posted 02-21-2002 11:42 AM ET (US)   Profile for masbama   Send Email to masbama  
It is true that whalers always had that "classic" look that people like us love but it is 2002. All things must change. I think the boat is a good first step. Lets face it-most of us want a little more beam and a litle smoother ride in chop. The new Montauk should give us both. One thing I wish my '77 Montauk had is the fill in of the rear with seats/steps like the new one has. It's about time. The HP situation seems to be a way of forcing Mercs down our throats which is disturbing but hopefully that will change. I'm repowering my '77 this year; keep it for at least five more - then look for a two year old (2005) model. The issues should be worked out by then. What do YOU think?
jimh posted 02-21-2002 12:45 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
There are already several threads running concurrently about the new Whaler 170 MONTAUK. It woul be better if comments were consolidated a bit. I suggest you follow up with a posting to which is associated with the new REFERENCE section article on the 170 Montauk.

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