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hauptjm posted 08-29-2000 11:27 AM ET (US)   Profile for hauptjm  
In the refernce section devoted to rub rails, there is a comment that the cost to replace should run around $100.00. Is this for the 13? I have an 18ft. Outrage and I'm considering replacing the rub rail. What would be my approximate cost? I would do the work, so I'm looking at just material cost! Any help would be appreciated.
bigz posted 08-29-2000 11:47 AM ET (US)     Profile for bigz    
This is the source for Whaler rub rails for your Outrage --- this was supplied by "lhg" in an early poet in the OEM section of the forum --- we are not sure they will still sell direct ---
Here is the Company that made & furnished Boston Whaler's rubrails: (information is from 1997)
932 North Monticello Street, PO Box 2158
Brockton MA 02405
Fax: 508-583-4113
Contact: unknown


PS we hope you will give consideration to supporting the Award for Jim Hebert who made these post possible --- there is no obligation just thought I'd mention it ---

lhg posted 08-29-2000 12:59 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
Jim: I have replaced the black rub rail insert on my 18, which I think cost about $90 from a Dealer. It is an easy job to do. If the semi-rigid receiver piece also needs replacement, that will be more money and more work. It is pop-riveted in place. Be sure you get a long enough piece with that full transom model.
hauptjm posted 08-30-2000 02:39 PM ET (US)     Profile for hauptjm    

Thanks for the reply. I thought the price was a little light. It should have dawned on me that the centerpiece was not included. Unfortunately, I am going to replace the whole thing. Great advice on length for full transom. Most dealers don't think of it unless you bring it to their attention. Thanks again.


p.s. Thanks to Bigz on Barbour info.

bigz posted 08-30-2000 02:58 PM ET (US)     Profile for bigz    
Jim -- might add stainless pop rivits,if you hadn't thought about it --Tom
John Coryea posted 07-23-2011 09:38 PM ET (US)     Profile for John Coryea  Send Email to John Coryea     
[Revived an 11-year-old discussion to post a notice of wanted-to-buy. Please use MARKETPLACE for such notices.--jimh]
Waterwonderland posted 07-24-2011 09:04 PM ET (US)     Profile for Waterwonderland  Send Email to Waterwonderland     
If you are interested:
Buckda posted 07-24-2011 09:26 PM ET (US)     Profile for Buckda  Send Email to Buckda     
Lazarus! Come Out! I think we have a new record of 11 years.
jimh posted 07-24-2011 10:05 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Thanks for the information and link to the Barbour Plastics website. I added the information to the REFERENCE article on rub rail repair and sources. See

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