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672 surfrat2parker Re: Parker 21 or 23 Pilothouse 1/8/2006 17:58:00

My boat is a 2004 2120 with carb 150, unlike Ranger Tim, I get water
coming over the transom. I solved this by buying a couple of cutting
boards from a local discount store and cutting them to fit just
behind the hydraulic steering bracket. See picture in 'Whatever'
folder






In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=rGWLU9OzXvxg7mDQZd2Qdvn-f2IWBHAqFzUvflI1QzRHXIUJmeUw9xCg6isijbeoaCy0J2SY2HpWDSmKPpHnFr7lJHQ">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, steve shultz <parkersal@g...> wrote:
>
> I have a 2005 2520SL with the notched transom. It is not an issue
for me at
> all. I am mostly in bays and rivers, and occasionally out of
Manasquan Inlet
> on good days. Never any water. I suppose the closed transom and
engine
> bracket would have been nice, but not for our budget. I actually
think that
> if a wave were big enough to come over the transom it would come
over a
> closed transom as well, and I would rather be able to have the
boat drain
> quicker by powering it forward. Hope I don't get to test that
though!
>
> On 10/15/05, dan galambos <caton1973@y...> wrote:
> >
> > I'm sadly ending our 2005 season today when we pull her out of
the slip
> > today and have nothing but great things to say about my 2005
2120 with an
> > F150. The notch was not a problem at all. The full transom would
be NICE but
> > that cost aboyt $10-15K more and that I just cannot justify.
> >
> > Great boat and I highly recommend it!
> >
> > rangertimbo <kstreagle@e...> wrote:
> > One man's trash is another man's treasure. I wanted the full
transom when
> > I was
> > shopping. Found out the 2120 is only made with a cut transom.
I couldn't
> > be happier
> > with it. I've had water in the floor only twice, both times due
to big
> > fish being landed by
> > three big guys, all in one corner of the stern. I've tried
backing down
> > into whitecaps and
> > serious bay chop and the rear end bobs like a cork. I've never
been
> > really worried about
> > being swamped in this boat like I was in my center console. I
know it
> > could happen, but I
> > keep an eye on things. It's nice to know I can dump a lot of
water FAST
> > out of the notch
> > when I need to.
> >
> > Maybe if I had a full transom 2320 I'd probably feel differently
about it,
> > but I'm still very
> > pleased with the 2120 and the notch. I can run a fishing rod
around the
> > engine fairly
> > easily and the boat's a breeze to spray out when on plane. I
even removed
> > the splashwell
> > guard because I saw no real benefit to keeping it. I do miss
the ability
> > to have a transom
> > fish box- a big cooler is always easy to clean though.
> >
> > Any other folks with good things to say about notch transoms?
Am I out on
> > a limb with
> > this?
> >
> >
> >
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