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David Seigworth
Feb 24, 2021
In Swap Meet
Engine: Upgraded Volvo Penta 8.1 Gi-J, 375 HP DPS-A outdrive LOA: 28’11” Draft: 2' 9" trim down Draft: 1’ 5” trim up – ability to get in very shallow areas Beam: 8' 6" Dry weight: 7600 Lbs. (includes two additional house batteries) Fuel tank capacity: 87 gal Water tank capacity: 29 gal Holding tank capacity: 28 gal (Note: 2010 models and beyond, Chaparral shortened the 270 Signature to 27’ LOA). Posted here is the longer version, equipped with larger fuel tank, water tank, and holding tank. Newer models have a mere 3 gallon holding tank! Yikes; that's like two morning constitutions! Full eisenglass camper enclosure and full cockpit cover that goes over the windshield and side glass panels. Purchased by current owners with 35 freshwater hours, boat originated from Illinois. Boat has spent approximately 6 months or more every year on a trailer close to the St. John’s River in Astor, FL and when not at the fresh water Silver Glen Spring, the boat was lift-stored at our fresh water canal. On rare occasion, when boat was in salt water, engine and trailer was immediately flushed with Salt-Away/fresh water. No bottom paint. Approx. 721 engine hours. Upgrades/Maintenance: Batteries: Added 2 additional house batteries now with quantity 3 of Group 31 Trojan MRVSCS225 130 amp hours (for a total of 390 ah). Cranking battery is a Group 27 Interstate 27M-XHD. All batteries new December 2020 Stereo: Added 2 x 600 Watt JL Audio amplifiers, 1 x 10” JL Audio subwoofer, 4 x 7.7” JL audio speakers (2 cockpit/2 swim platform), 2 x 8.8” JL audio speakers in the cockpit. All installed JL speakers are the higher quality/higher price M Series speaker options. Toggle switches enable you to turn on/off cockpit and rear amplifier. Total cost was over $5,500. RGB (Red, Green, Blue) LED multi-colored light strips installed under cockpit sink, under dash and in cupholders, includes remote controller to change colors/patterns. Underwater lights Lumitec SeaBlazeX Blue/White installed 2015. 5 settings: blue/white slow sweep, white ½ power, blue ½ power, all on blue/white, blue/ white strobe. Radar lights upgraded to LED 3 color: Toggle to red, white or blue. Security: Stern drive lock and propeller lock installed, keys will come with boat to new owner. Lower Unit: Gimbal bearing housing shaft kit, bearing, bellows replaced and outdrive pulled and props lubed, 100 hour service completed , new impeller December 2020 Biminis : forward new December 2020, rear Bimini new March 2020. Teflon never-rot thread used throughout Rear Sun Lounge: Recovered with new vinyl/foam March 2020 Full exterior detail compounded/buffed/polished and 2 coats Ceramic marine coating Glidecoat applied January 2020 New Water pump installed and new impeller/oil change December 2019 All service professionally completed, records available. Fully trailerable! Trailer: 2012 Rocket International Firstload Trailer GVWR weight 12,000lb (load capacity 10,600 lbs) with all wheel DeeMaxx overhauled December 2019 – New brakes, bearings, all new light harness/wiring, new lights. Tiedown removable spindles, torsion axles, All Wheel DeeMaxx disc brakes, Float on style bunks, HD front keel guides, guide poles, Upgrade stainless steel hardware for tandem axle trailers, Upgrade LED lighting parking and brake lights, spare tire mount, Tires ST235/80R16 galvanized 6 lug, all tires recently replaced including spare. 2nd brand new spare is available. E-mail davidseigworth@yahoo.com for more information/schedule appointment to view boat.
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