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Old 01-11-2018, 08:31 AM
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Default BW Montauk...what would you pay?

Have opportunity to buy this boat for a great price (really don't need it, but price seems to be good). Pops has a Montauk he's redone and a 15' that has not been redone and still has 1979 Evinrude 70 on it.

I'm waiting to see what year boat/motor. Previous owner worked for Scout so that is reason why Scout cushions in it. Seems a bit weird, but could be worse...lol

Galvanized trailer that is supposedly totally redone.

I know these things like a 90hp on them. One thought may be put this 70 Yamaha on the 15' boat then sell just the hull.






















Old 01-11-2018, 08:55 AM
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Please ask crazy numbers for 17 Boston Whalers.

To me that boat would be worth $8k. It is a nice boat but not my tastes.

I prefer original gelcoat and OEM set up. To me it would be worth more if it was not customized.

Just my 2 cents.
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That is a Frankenstein's monster of a boat. I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole.

The motor is nice though.
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Originally Posted by Tom W Clark View Post
That is a Frankenstein's monster of a boat. I wouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole.

The motor is nice though.
hahaha...it's not that bad, IMO. Definitely missing some original stuff, though. $6k would take it. Not sure if I want to go for it or not. Still wanting a larger tractor for the farm, but figured I could use this for a year and get my money back out of it and maybe a little more.
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I am sure it is worth $6k. Have fun.
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I'd Pay 6k for that. If you pass and that is an open market price PM me.
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Originally Posted by Jongeherin View Post
I'd Pay 6k for that. If you pass and that is an open market price PM me.
It's a buddy price, but may end up going to that. If it does, I'll let you know.
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6k is a great deal, you could flip it for 8 pretty easy.
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If you don't need it, and it sounds like to you don't really want it, why would you buy it? Are you gonna flip it? Let it sit?

Flipping a boat like that can be a lot of effort, for peanuts in return.....
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Originally Posted by 6104696 View Post
If you don't need it, and it sounds like to you don't really want it, why would you buy it? Are you gonna flip it? Let it sit?

Flipping a boat like that can be a lot of effort, for peanuts in return.....
Yea...thoughts going through my head. I can use my dad's that sits on a lift anytime I want, but I figured I could use this more often since on trailer and their place is a good bit north of where I usually boat now. That said, seems like there's no way to lose money unless the engine blows up. I think my dad wants to go halvsies now, too, so there's that.
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6k is a good price . Ill get to the end of the line if you don't want it,location ? and it is a 17 correct / what year?
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That thing looks like fun - be a perfect teenager starter boat. Well worth the $$$, looks like it was well cared for.

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Looks nice. Motor worth $3500 alone.

Remove the "Scout" cushion and it's worth $1k more.
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What's the deal with the hole in the Stern by that rod holder? That alone and if there any other similar "modifications" would concern me on a boat like this due to the possibility of wet foam. As amazing as these boats are, they are not meant to be modified much at all. As for the engine, I think the 70 would work fine but yes a 90 of course would be better.
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Upon second look and from owning one of these myself in the past, I'm guess that it probably the wiring for the Stern light where a small fuse box was located originally?
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Originally Posted by Cfishh View Post
Upon second look and from owning one of these myself in the past, I'm guess that it probably the wiring for the Stern light where a small fuse box was located originally?
Yea, thinking wiring for stern light. Guess he took that old school chrome pole holder or whatever it is off. My dad still has them on his Whalers, but the pic above makes this look like it's in a slightly different position than on stern of boat.
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Originally Posted by FastAttack View Post
That thing looks like fun - be a perfect teenager starter boat. Well worth the $$$, looks like it was well cared for.

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I don't even think the buddy that bought it has even gotten it wet...lol
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I'm wondering how you put gas in it.
Looks like the tank fill is tucked up under the helm seat.
Speaking of the gas tank, if that quintuple double bitchin knot is the only thing holding that tank in place, I'd definitely add a couple of floor stops.
Cool boat, though.
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Having owned one in the past I would not even consider it without first weighing the hull to see if there is a water saturation issue with the foam. The foam in those older hulls was not closed cell like the new ones. It will soak up water like a sponge.
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I am suspicious of what the boat looked like before the work was done, particularly what the deck looked like under those nonskid sections which appear to have been stuck down after the hull was painted. However to your original question if you can get it for cheap enough it won't really matter so just go have fun and don't worry about it!

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