Month: September 2018

How to Fix an Outboard Stuck Tilt Tube or Frozen Steering Rod

The Boston Whaler 13 I purchased came with a 1988 Johnson 40hp outboard. We had to return to pick it up in the bed of my truck. Once we got the engine home my son and I removed it from the truck. We mounted it on the wooden stand I had built. That’s when we …

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Wahoo 18′ Center Console Boat Restoration

My Wahoo CC 18 Restoration I’m fond of the hulls on these Wahoos. I was pleased to find this one and wasn’t daunted by doing a boat restoration on it. and wished they were still made.  Wahoo made boats to compete with Boston Whaler from 1985 through 1996. As the story goes, the founder started …

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Boston Whaler 13 Restoration

Boston Whaler 13 I love restoring boats, in the past I’ve restored an 18 Ft 2001 Wahoo center console, a 2005 Seaboss 180DC Dual Console. Each of these have been increasingly more demanding in the amount of restoration required. This Boston Whaler 13 I just bought (Less than 2 weeks after selling the SeaBoss) is …

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Craftsman 20″ Chainsaw Restoration – Part 1

I periodically stop by pawn shops to browse. Being a DIY junkie, I can never have enough tools in the shop. Pawn shops can have some good quality tools at really good prices, you just need to catch them while they are there. I recently stopped by one of the shops and found an old …

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