Re: [OMC-Boats] 1964 Evinrude

From: dan <dbjt@...>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 11:47:28 -0800

Jeff.......... do you have a picture..? i live in Revelstoke..and have
17' OMC Parts might be the same............. Dan

----- Original Message -----
From: "JEFF DOOD" <jdood@...>
To: "Evinrude & Johnson Boats of the 1960's and 70's"
Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 9:19 AM
Subject: Re: [OMC-Boats] 1964 Evinrude

Hi Greg,

If you can't get rid of it and it's junk yard bound, please send me
an email. I have the same boat. The main thing I need are the
navigation light lenses.

thanks, Jeff

On Jan 27, 2009, at 9:29 PM, Greg Van Vliet wrote:

> I too have had to face reality that I am not likely going to ever finish
> rebuilding my 64 Johnson Deluxe 16. I've got the hull all stripped out
> and I've even separated the top deck from it (to allow for easier surface
> refinishing). Although I know the work to be done is not beyond my
> capability, I have to finally admit that it just hasn't been enough of a
> priority for me to justify holding on to "the dream".
> The other reality I have to face is that we're not a "boating family" now
> and even if I finished the project I'm not sure that we'd really make
> much use of it. I'm more interested in a boat for fishing and a smaller
> boat with a 9.9 hp outboard will actually get more use since there are
> more locations that I could use it in due to lake powerboat restrictions.
> Coincidentally a 14 ft lightweight fiberglass fishing boat that actually
> has a bit of a tri-hull shape and blunt nose has come up on the local
> Craigslist. It come with a 9.9 Johnson OB, a Minn Kota Maxxum 40
> electric OB, a fish finder and 2 deep cell batteries for $1500.00 OBO. I
> need the big "smaller" size boat because I have 4 sons that all want to
> go fishing with me. The thought of being able to buy a good running
> craft and be able to get out this Spring has brought me to the conclusion
> that this really what I want now. I also have to admit that the original
> 90 hp Johnson Golden Meteor motor may not be worth refurbishing or
> rebuilding since it's such a gas pig that I'll have to expect to pay
> something like $30 - $40 an hour to run it. That's just too much for my
> wallet right now. The other option of getting a newer motor also doesn't
> fit my budget.
> The worst part of possibly letting go is that I don't want the hull to
> get junked. I doubt anyone else in my vicinity (Vancouver, BC, Canada)
> will want to take on the project, but I'll try and see if anyone is
> interested. Of course, if anyone on the list is interested you should
> contact me. I'm basically going to give the hull away and sell the
> trailer for about $500. The original motor appears to be in good
> condition (but not running) and there are spare parts for it from other
> motors that I've acquired. If I get zero interest in the hull I may have
> to junk it ( :-( ) but I'll keep all the components and offer them to
> anyone on the list that needs them (for a low price) before listing them
> for sale elsewhere.
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Ian Torrey <itorrey@...> wrote:
> No problem Dan. I would like to have done this project, but just too much
> on the go these days. Will keep my ear open for others as well. If you
> hear of anyone into a project, I'll probably be letting this go for a
> couple hundred bucks (or less :)
> On 1/27/09 3:37 PM, "Dan McCormack" <mcmack@...> wrote:
> Hi Ian
> Right boat and right location for me (I'm in Muskoka) but the Sweet 16' I
> have sounds to be in better shape. I use it for my cottage maintenance
> business and am looking around for another one in equal or better
> condition to add to the fleet. You can't beat them for load capacity and
> general utility in such a short boat. Anyhow if another one comes to
> your attention in central Ontario let me know. Thanks very much.
> Dan
> Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:17:46 -0500
> From: itorrey@...
> To: omc-boats@...
> Subject: Re: [OMC-Boats] 1964 Evinrude
> Just west of Ottawa, Ontario (Dunrobin K0A 1T0). It needs a transom and
> a fair bit of work, but willing to let it go really cheap! Even if I did
> the restoration, it's too small for my family :)
> Regards,
> Greg Van Vliet
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