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skred posted 08-15-2008 02:00 PM ET (US)   Profile for skred   Send Email to skred  
You knew I couldn't be without a Whaler... I'm looking for a smirked 13 sport hull in decent shape - but perhaps needs new wood or serious wood refinishing/rebuilding. Modest budget: around $2,500 - $3000...
Tohsgib posted 08-15-2008 02:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tohsgib  Send Email to Tohsgib     
Should be able to get something newer for that budget.
skred posted 08-15-2008 03:51 PM ET (US)     Profile for skred  Send Email to skred     
You're probably right, and I'd like something a bit newer if I can find it. I'm not into re-gelcoating at all. Some minor patching - yes. My forte' is copying and re-creating the interior wood. I wouldn't be doing it to re-sell, however, I have a fondness for the classic 13's and I've sold my 130...
skred posted 08-17-2008 11:49 AM ET (US)     Profile for skred  Send Email to skred     
Well, how about a 15 hull? Anybody (hopefully near WI)....
ncy7d posted 08-17-2008 01:23 PM ET (US)     Profile for ncy7d  Send Email to ncy7d     
I have one in great condition that I could sell for 3250 if you are interested. Here is the link to the add on craigslist. Let me know if you want more info or pictures

http://wilmington.craigslist.org/boa/790983453.html

ncy7d posted 08-17-2008 01:28 PM ET (US)     Profile for ncy7d  Send Email to ncy7d     
Oh no I see that you want near WI...well if you want to ship then check it out!
skred posted 08-17-2008 07:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for skred  Send Email to skred     
NCY7D,
Thanks for the link. It's a bit too far for either travel or shipping for me. Thanks for the response.. Nice boat!

REM402 posted 08-22-2008 03:50 PM ET (US)     Profile for REM402  Send Email to REM402     
I have a 1964 13 that I am thinking of selling. Located in WI, needs some work but runs great. Let me know if you want some more info or pictures.
skred posted 08-23-2008 01:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for skred  Send Email to skred     
REM402, you have email.
Rick13 posted 08-23-2008 01:40 PM ET (US)     Profile for Rick13  Send Email to Rick13     
Rem402,

Please send pics to:

rweigt1@yahoo.com

Thanks.

milehiwhaler posted 08-25-2008 01:11 AM ET (US)     Profile for milehiwhaler  Send Email to milehiwhaler     
skred-

I have a 1969 13' that is in need of a redo on interior wood. Interior fiberglass is in good condition. Exterior has a few places that were poorly patched yet easily fixed. I am in Denver. I will let the pictures speak for themselves. I am selling for $1500. The motor runs well and with no problems.

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v519/joeldhendrickson/1969%20Boston%20Whaler%2013/

Mullettman posted 08-25-2008 11:26 AM ET (US)     Profile for Mullettman  Send Email to Mullettman     
Take a look at Milwaukee craigslist. I just purchased a sourpuss from the gentleman with three for sale. He has another 13....price is in the range, boat may be a little rough. Nice guy! He is in Burlington.
skred posted 08-25-2008 10:09 PM ET (US)     Profile for skred  Send Email to skred     
Mulletman,
Just saw the boats in Burlington today. Bought the 1973 13 sport. Rough, but not terrible; 30 Evinrude is much newer and in nice shape; trailer is a basket case... I had actually decided to negotiate on the other one - only to find out you got there first. Congrats! I've got a good winter project on my hands now...
Know of any soource nearby for ype wood? I'm afraid mahogany is gonna be too pricey since I last bought it in 1999.... Also gonna need a remedy for some fairly prevalent spider cracking throughout the interior. Ideas? (Yes, Jim - I know: move to "repairs") ....

Mullettman posted 08-27-2008 07:17 AM ET (US)     Profile for Mullettman  Send Email to Mullettman     
Skred...
Sorry for getting there first....(took an 8 hour ride to do it.) Well worth the trip as the boat has cleaned up fairly well. Glad you found one close as the seller is a pretty good guy. Anyone interested in the 15 should take a look too....agree?
I have a mahogany source if you would like me to check on pricing for you I will.
Have fun this winter!......
skred posted 08-27-2008 03:54 PM ET (US)     Profile for skred  Send Email to skred     
Mulletman,
The 15 is really nice - I think he's asking 6500, and it's an 81. In 2000 I paid $5,600 for a 15 CC with the same engine in great shape, so I think he's a bit overpriced...
The 13 I bought has more spider lines than my great-grandma..., but still a pretty good deal at $2,500, considering it's got a '93 Evinrude 30 on it...
I'll keep in touch if I need a source for mahogany... I was thinking of trying Ipe if I could find it...

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