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gvisko posted 05-11-2002 09:41 PM ET (US)   Profile for gvisko   Send Email to gvisko  
the marina were i keep my montauk is
changing hands the owner has a 1979 21 outrage which was his boat he is moving south
it has a evinrude 140 older motor not sure of year no trailer the boat had twins on it at one time i can see the marks in the transom the boat is in the water needs to
be cleaned up he said i can have it for
$5,0000 what do you guys think if i decide not to take it
i will post his number if any one is intrested gvisko
bkoelbel posted 05-12-2002 08:00 AM ET (US)     Profile for bkoelbel  Send Email to bkoelbel     

Not sure of the condition, but the '79 Outrage is traditionally a great boat.

As a reference, a friend just sold his '79 21 Outrage with a decent Merc 150 for $13K.

chiefmike58 posted 05-12-2002 05:18 PM ET (US)     Profile for chiefmike58  Send Email to chiefmike58     
gvisko, that sounds very interesting. Did you seatrial it? If its in overall good shape, that might be a good investment. Do a couple of turnovers like that and you can buy a Grady.
chiefmike58 posted 05-18-2002 08:26 PM ET (US)     Profile for chiefmike58  Send Email to chiefmike58     
gvUsCo, is that boat still for sale? I need something cheap to run out to my Grady on the mooring.
Fishcop posted 05-19-2002 06:44 PM ET (US)     Profile for Fishcop  Send Email to Fishcop     
I sold my 1977 19' Outrage w/1986 150 Merc and trailer for $11,000 here in CA last Nov,2001.
My boat was very clean, but missing most of the original wood. I still have some pics if you would like to see and compare. This forum has a great section on buying used whalers. I myself have purchased 4 used classics and find that most of the info posted on this forum is correct.
Get some more details on the condition of the boat and see if you can haul it out and inspect for water damage. (biggest problem to fix)
Ask around on this site, these guys and gals have alot of experience and knowledge to pass on.
Best of luck.

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