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64' Viking with twin outboards....

Old 10-03-2013, 07:52 PM
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Default 64' Viking with twin outboards....

Does anyone know the story behind this??
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Do I really want to know the story?
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If u look at the water line the boat appears to have been sitting in the water for a while but the outboard brackets and motors don't have any wear on them. I'm guessing was put on the cheaply move the boat to another yard or owner
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looks kinda slow and tippy
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I heard those OX66's burn a $hitload of fuel!!
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Its real I saw it in person and have a pic of a different angle to prove it.

Boat sank during Sandy , boat got pulled at a local marina after sitting on bottom for 2 months. went to auction and sat for a long time as the opening bid was to high. finally sold for 100k I think which is still to much.

Owner supposedly is driving it to florida to a marina I think he owns to have it fixed.


I am still baffled as to how its going to drive or if the motors will actually even hold up, I be it will blow both lowers if you put it in reverse with any forward movement.
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WOT = not even on plane
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How much damage did the boat suffer? are we talking about 500k in repairs or 1.5M?
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the boat sat in 10ft of water for 2 months, the entire boat needs to be gutted not to mention the piling that went thru the hull and almost up to the bridge, 2 holes punch In the bow the size of a 4'x4' sheet of plywood.

you are better off buying a used one.
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Originally Posted by tunatango123 View Post

you are better off buying a used one.
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I can see someone buying a rebuild if its been in water a day or two but months? that sucker is soaked
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Gotta admire his ambition! Hope someone gets a photo of that hing on the move?
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I have a video of it running in the water.
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Old 10-04-2013, 03:27 AM
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He probably put them on just to get to FL.
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The core in the hull and decks has to be smoked after all that time under water.
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If he could make 10 mph with a 5 pitch prop he would have 28% slip at 5500 wot.
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I bet those motors will push it 10 knots or more. Once they get all that weight going in a forward motion it should do just fine.

They did the same thing to one that was in the bahamas. If I remember correctly, they brought it to Texas.
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Certainly not powered up to usual THT cruising speed minimums.
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5 kts

wouldn't it be easier to just tow it?

looks like tits on a boar hog
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