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#12026414 - 01/07/17 03:40 PM Wood Transoms
Nicholas Moudy Offline
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Registered: 12/10/16
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Loc: Plano Texas
I'm looking at getting a boat and was wondering when skeeter phased out wood transoms (it's a 1992 skeeter)


Edited by Nicholas Moudy (01/07/17 04:05 PM)

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#12026534 - 01/07/17 05:23 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
Ricky Taylor Offline
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Registered: 10/19/14
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Is it a ZX model?
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#12026552 - 01/07/17 05:39 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
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I used to be able to rattle this off from memory... Best I recall Yamaha bought Skeeter in 98. They used their engineer team to redesign the transom and stringer system. In 98 some models have a "c" designation to indicate composite. An example would be a " '98 Zx185 c". This boat would be composite while one without the c would not be.

I believe by 99 or 2000 they were all composite. A common misperception is that composite meant wood free. This isn't the case. It just applied to the stringer and transom but not the dividers between compartments.

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#12026560 - 01/07/17 05:44 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
RedRanger Online   content
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Registered: 08/20/03
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Loc: Frisco, Texas
Originally Posted By: Nicholas Moudy
I'm looking at getting a boat and was wondering when skeeter phased out wood transoms (it's a 1992 skeeter)


You need to worry about Stress Cracks on Skeeters.........

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#12026564 - 01/07/17 05:48 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
Nicholas Moudy Offline
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Registered: 12/10/16
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Loc: Plano Texas
ok would a 94 bass cat be better

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#12026644 - 01/07/17 06:59 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
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Registered: 07/11/08
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Loc: Dallas,tx
Basscat started 2000 but you can call and ask them

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#12026655 - 01/07/17 07:07 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
needmofish Offline
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Registered: 03/07/06
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I believe yamaha took over in 97 and my 96 200 zx had a c in it.

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#12026741 - 01/07/17 08:15 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
361V Online   content
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Registered: 11/21/08
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Loc: somervell county
Ranger went all pulltruded fiberglass in transom and stringers in 1988. No wood after 1987. Not what you asked but all I know :-).
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#12026823 - 01/07/17 08:44 PM Re: Wood Transoms [Re: Nicholas Moudy]
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Yamaha bought Skeeter in 1996.
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