This ultimate authority for the old outboatd collector now features a rarity ratings and the first-ever price guide for collectible outboards built before 1960. Still included are chapters on the care, simple repair, and operation of old outboards. A must for collectors of old outboards, this book is also useful for those who appreciate a bargain.
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"This book is the one to buy if you are interested in collecting antique outboard motors."--Boating
The only complete guide to finding and identifying vintage outboard engines
Antique outboard motors have a mystique much like vintage cars, and they're much more affordable. Plus, once restored, they can be put to good use again, providing power for putt-putting around, fishing, waterskiing, or even racing.
The Old Outboard Book tells the story of the outboard motor, from the earliest days near the end of the nineteenth century through the dawn of the modern outboard era in the 1960s. Virtually every outboard motor ever built is here: Caille, Champion, Evinrude, Flambeau, Johnson, Martin, Mercury, Scott-Atwater, Waterwitch--the Big List chapter covers them all. The book also includes comprehensive oil-mix and spark plug charts for most old outboards.
The third edition of Peter Hunn's classic continues the story of the outboard motor, extending the coverage of U.S. and Canadian motors up to the mid-1970s and adding motors from Australia and Great Britain. In addition, the pricing and rarity guide and the complete model-year list have been updated.
If you're a buff of old outboard motors, you need this book.
"Love old outboard motors? Check out The Old Outboard Book."--Motor Boating & Sailing
"Incredible amount of detail about all those kickers from the past."--WoodenBoatAbout the Author:
Peter Hunn began collecting old outboards after receiving a 1928 Johnson for his tenth birthday, and since then he has acquired several hundred. Hunn is a outboard curator for the Thousand Islands Antique Boat Museum and is a regular contributor to Antique Outboarder magazine. The former owner of two upstate New York radio stations, he currently teaches communication studies at the State University of New York, Oswego.
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Book Description International Marine Publishin, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110070312818
Book Description International Marine Publishing, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070312818
Book Description International Marine Publishing, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070312818
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