Re: [OMC-Boats] 1964 Evinrude

From: JEFF DOOD <jdood@...>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 13:44:36 -0800

On Jan 28, 2009, at 11:47 AM, dan wrote:

> 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" <omc-boats@...
> >
> 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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