Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
agdav07, eqkent, Cody Whelchel, Spit, Alag
101749 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 81347
hopalong 72280
Pilothawk 72163
JDavis7873® 67369
FattyMcButterpants 60419
John175 ® 59617
Tritonman 56148
Derek 55696
SkeeterRonnie 52318
LoneStarSon® 51765
facebook
Forum Stats
101749 Members
60 Forums
846284 Topics
11093604 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#5565391 - 12/01/10 05:52 PM Nissan Bass Boats????
racing75 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/19/09
Posts: 2204
Loc: Mt. Pleasant, Texas
Anyone familiar with these boats? Are they good boats? Thanks for any info.
_________________________
Men are like fish...If we'd learn to keep our mouth shut, we'd stay out of trouble.

Top
#5565395 - 12/01/10 05:53 PM Re: Nissan Bass Boats???? [Re: racing75]
crankin'_dave Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/05/09
Posts: 16346
Loc: In a glass case of emotion
Nissan bass boats or the Nissan motors? Never heard of the boats but have heard of the motors. Not to many mechanics around here like to touch em.

Top
#5565433 - 12/01/10 06:08 PM Re: Nissan Bass Boats???? [Re: crankin'_dave]
HasBen Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 06/12/03
Posts: 20832
Loc: Nacogdoches
Found this little gem on the internet. I have seen Nissan boats before and was not impressed.

"Nissan Marine (Japan) has just opened up a production facility in mainland China for boats up to 30 + feet. In Japan, Nissan Outboards are Honda's. In the U.S. Nissan Outboards are Tohatsu engines. In 1988 and 1989 Nissan Marine U.S. (N.I.E.C.) entered into agreement with five U.S. boat manufacturers to private label their existing brands with Nissan decals. It was a disaster. Three of the manufacturers began producing substandard boats for Nissan which were of marginal construction. Nissan (N.I.E.C.) did a voluntary recall on those boats in 1989 and abandoned the project. Literally, thousands of boats were stripped and put into a giant chipper. Sportco in Louisiana and Pacer in Florida produced boats for Nissan and none of those were recalled."

http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-outdoor-photos/146734-official-thread-nissan-marine-2.html
_________________________
"There is a grey blur and a green blur. I try to stay on the gray one" Joey Dunlap, Isle of Man rider


Top
#5565482 - 12/01/10 06:25 PM Re: Nissan Bass Boats???? [Re: crankin'_dave]
racing75 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/19/09
Posts: 2204
Loc: Mt. Pleasant, Texas
Originally Posted By: crankin'_dave
Nissan bass boats or the Nissan motors? Never heard of the boats but have heard of the motors. Not to many mechanics around here like to touch em.


Boat
_________________________
Men are like fish...If we'd learn to keep our mouth shut, we'd stay out of trouble.

Top
#5565818 - 12/01/10 08:20 PM Re: Nissan Bass Boats???? [Re: racing75]
Mike Halfmann the boatmann Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/08/05
Posts: 4061
Loc: San Marcos, Texas
We have had a few around San Marcos, They looked like a Tidecraft V-hull or somewhat simular to the SF-70 Skeeter style boat. Nothing to write home about. It was a no frills, no extras entry bass boat. As far as the Nissian outboards, they are actually a pretty good engine. Typical Japanize motor, They tend to corrode badly if not expertly maintained. They do run well, but sound like a thrashing machine.. We do work on them and parts are readly available. I believe the wearhouse is in Cleburn or somewhere there abouts.......
_________________________
mike halfmann

Top
#5566354 - 12/02/10 05:36 AM Re: Nissan Bass Boats???? [Re: Mike Halfmann the boatmann]
racing75 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/19/09
Posts: 2204
Loc: Mt. Pleasant, Texas
Thanks
_________________________
Men are like fish...If we'd learn to keep our mouth shut, we'd stay out of trouble.

Top
#5566370 - 12/02/10 05:55 AM Re: Nissan Bass Boats???? [Re: racing75]
Pat Goff Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 4923
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
They were built by Tidecraft. Not one of your highly desired builders by any means.
_________________________
Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide