View Full Version : Sweet ebay deal
08-19-2004, 06:40 PM
ebay listing (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=63685&item=2487058248)
(Edited b/c I pressed return by accident).
Found this 1954 13' Lyman on EBay. You have to see this. It looks perfect, and is cheap b/c it was a charity auction.
If only I lived nearby.
[ 08-19-2004, 06:43 PM: Message edited by: dan-marques ]
08-19-2004, 07:35 PM
I could do without the clunky spotlight. The ones I knew didn't have a windshield either, and got around quite nicely with a ten horse. I think a twenty five is too much power unless the transom has been reinforced.
Nice little skiffs. I always liked the thirteen better than the fifteen, for some reason. They were pretty common for a period of about twenty years, on a lake in Michigan where we used to summer. Very able little boats in the right hands. Fun, and handsome too. I do wonder about that windshield. Perhaps it was a custom order, or an option. Maybe Kevin will chime in. Lymans are his schtick.
Could be a good deal. The screw heads in the windshield look a little funky, and the base of the windshield looks like it's gone without sealer for a bit. Stem head, and shear around the fore deck are other places to look for punk. The fastenings in the bottom, and the frames at the turn of the bilge are something else to look at. Those little suckers exhibited an amazing amount of flex when powering into a chop, and with that extra power...
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