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08-07-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By ekalb

If it's this boat that looks like it spent the...

If it's this boat that looks like it spent the past year underwater, it's a 31':
https://gsaauctions.gov/gsaauctions/aucitsrh/?sl=31QSCI20278035
08-05-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,429
Posted By ekalb

Fully agree here. I bought a used 20 year...

Fully agree here.

I bought a used 20 year old Grady back in 2012 and had very similar issues in the upper RPM range. I tossed plenty of money at parts until I ran it off an 6g topside tank and...
08-05-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By ekalb

Absolutely!

Absolutely!
Forum: Northeast
07-24-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By ekalb

thank you all! I will start calling around...

thank you all!

I will start calling around when the season is over. I appreciate it.
Forum: Northeast
07-22-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By ekalb

Cape Cod metal fabrication

I am looking to either add a relatively small radar arch over my console or a t-top. I am going to need to have either choice custom made and am looking for recommendations for talented installer on...
07-14-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By ekalb

The aluminum tank is .125 (1/8) thick. You can...

The aluminum tank is .125 (1/8) thick. You can put all the foam you want around it, but you still have a box of 1/8 thick aluminum adding "strength" to the hull. Its not adding support to the...
07-14-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By ekalb

I guess I don't understand why you are insisting...

I guess I don't understand why you are insisting on using foam?
07-14-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By ekalb

I cut 3/8 thick azek strips and bedded them to...

I cut 3/8 thick azek strips and bedded them to the underside of the tank and let that setup for a week. I then used a bead under each azek strip that sits down on the floor of the tank cavity. That...
07-14-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By ekalb

I just replaced the tank on my 1986 20 this year...

I just replaced the tank on my 1986 20 this year and chose to not re-foam the area or glass over the tank. The tank builder (Luthers in Bristol RI) basically insisted that I dont coat the tank and to...
07-14-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,111
Posted By ekalb

subscribed. excellent work so far! Is that...

subscribed. excellent work so far!

Is that console off a contender?
07-14-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By ekalb

I really appreciate it. I think you have...

I really appreciate it. I think you have convinced me its more of a project than its worth.

thanks everyone
07-13-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By ekalb

Can this be done without the powerhead coming...

Can this be done without the powerhead coming off? Even sinking a few thousand into each engine for this would be less expensive than searching for different motors. At least thats what my wallet is...
07-13-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By ekalb

Converting 2006 275 Verado's to 25inch

I have done some searching and have come up short anyone actually completing this conversion.

I have a pair of 2006 Verado 275 XXL (30") engines that don't work for me in current form, but would...
05-24-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By ekalb

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-vbulletin/860x1528/screen_shot_2020_05_25_at_12_14_00_am_40bbe3bffbd74c601f7709afa8c31e464ea4c30b.png
05-24-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By ekalb

SDS drill with a chisel bit. I just removed...

SDS drill with a chisel bit.

I just removed all the foam around my 1986 Whaler Outrage fuel tank and had the tank out in less than two hours. I was expecting an 8 hour day trying out various...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-15-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,042
Posted By ekalb

oh man! thank you!!!

oh man! thank you!!!
09-20-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By ekalb

I cleaned all three carbs in an ultrasonic...

I cleaned all three carbs in an ultrasonic cleaner and replaced all the parts with what came in each Yamaha rebuild kit.

The engine fired right up and sounds better than it did all season.
...
09-15-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By ekalb

I did that immediately. I forgot to mention that....

I did that immediately. I forgot to mention that. thanks
09-15-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By ekalb

1998 Yamaha 200 that ingested some water

About a month ago my carbureted S200TXRW took in a bunch of water due to the tank on my 1986 BW Outrage deciding it no longer wanted to just hold fuel. It developed a nice opening to welcome in...
08-06-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 39,876
Posted By ekalb

You bought that boat in RI a few months ago right...

You bought that boat in RI a few months ago right before I had the chance to! Red Baron, right?

I called regulator to inquire about that hull at the time. That is in fact the first hull with the...
08-05-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 39,876
Posted By ekalb

I tried to ask this question earlier, but it got...

I tried to ask this question earlier, but it got deleted for some reason. Does the hull ID fall after number 26595? They changed the bracket design halfway through the 01 model year. Brackets on...
07-30-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,119
Posted By ekalb

What type of fuel numbers do you see with it? ...

What type of fuel numbers do you see with it?

WOT?

I'm assuming no trailer?
07-09-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,663
Posted By ekalb

Any pictures of how it sits in the water with...

Any pictures of how it sits in the water with that engine?
04-02-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,049
Posted By ekalb

It certainly doesn't matter, but the whaler logo...

It certainly doesn't matter, but the whaler logo is on backwards.

best of luck with the sale. great boats!
10-06-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,202
Posted By ekalb

Do you have a better angle of this picture? ...

Do you have a better angle of this picture?

http://www.thehulltruth.com/attachments/boats-sale-wanted/364746d1380465086-116-1988-boston-whaler-mint-photo-2.jpg

The wheel looks incredibly close...
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