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  • Hull ID Numbers - HELP !

    Hello fellow MAKO owners. I recently ran across an opportunity on another boat. Only problem is the owner is not sure of the year of manufature. The Hull ID is 134310781-M171-082, From this it looks to me it is a 1982 model 17' Angler. Any experts straighten me out here please?
    1973 \"Potter Built\" SeaCraft 21SF / 225HP Yamaha Savannah,Ga.

  • #2
    Here you go.http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/hin.htm[]
    85 McKee Waccamaw[br]84 Johnson 90[br]West Creek NJ[br] [br]

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    • #3
      DAVE,

      I looked at that and it did not apply to this series of numbers. Very confusing
      1973 \"Potter Built\" SeaCraft 21SF / 225HP Yamaha Savannah,Ga.

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      • #4
        My understanding is that the year is designated by the last 2 digits in the 9-character string. That would make this boat an '81. Mine's an 88 and the string ends that way.

        It looks like Mako appended their own designation after the 9-character mandatory string - looks like a model and some type of variant.

        Good luck with it.

        Stylian
        1988 Mako 231[br]Miami, FL

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        • #5
          I wonder if it is a 81 model 17 that was sold in 82. The boat dealers wernt shy about restamping the aluminum plate on holdover boats. The factory may have also done this. I have a 1980-81 20 footer. I also wondered about this and when I regestered it the dnr took it as a 81. dave.,
          [br]1994 Mako 215 Dual console Optimax 225[br]1978 Mako 19 with 90hp johnson[br]1996 Mako 22[br]1982 Mako 171 Angler 135 Black Max Mercury[br]1987 21b 225 Yamaha[br]1974 23 inboard Gusto gone.[br]1979m21 225johnson \"blue dolphin\" bought off this board and restored [br]with everyone\'s help!!Gone but not Forgotten....[br]1979 20 Mako 115 Suzuki gone[br]1977 19 Mako 115 Johnson gone[br]1976 23 Mako twin 140 Johnsons gone[br]1983 224 with closed transom and bracket[br]And 162 SOB (some other boats)[br]Venice Florida, Traverse city Mi.

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