Scout 262 Abaco Walkaround Porterville CA

The Scout 262 Abaco Walkaround is a single or twin outboard-powered family fishing boat, with comfortable accommodations and an all-business fishing cockpit. It can be used for fishing and cruising offshore, with an added measure of seaworthiness provided by its unsinkable design, high freeboard, self-bailing cockpit, and ability to run fast in moderately rough water.

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Model Introduction
The Scout 262 Abaco Walkaround is a single or twin outboard-powered family fishing boat, with comfortable accommodations and an all-business fishing cockpit. It can be used for fishing and cruising offshore, with an added measure of seaworthiness provided by its unsinkable design, high freeboard, self-bailing cockpit, and ability to run fast in moderately rough water.

Construction
Scout boats are very well built, as well as any in the saltwater fishing industry. They are built entirely of rot-proof fiberglass and composite coring materials""no balsa or any other kind of wood is used structurally. Each Scout starts off with a 3 oz. skin coat of mat wet out in general purpose resin over the gelcoat, followed by fiberglass reinforcements. Many manufacturers use a premium vinylester resin for the skin coat, since it is inherently more resistant to osmotic blistering, but Scout says they have never had a problem with blistering, being very careful to completely wet out the mat with properly catalyzed resin. Vinylester is preferred, but Scout says that blistering has never been a problem.

Divinycell coring is used to stiffen the hull sides, while the bottom is solid fiberglass. A one-piece flanged fiberglass hull support grid is bonded to the hull skin with methacrylate adhesive. One unique characteristic of Scout's design is that the hull stringers continue past the transom to the outboard bracket, so the main hull structure directly absorbs the engine's weight, torque and thrust. Another unique design feature is the hull-to-deck joint, which different than a shoe-box joint""the deck fits inside the hull part, and the joint is continuously bonded together using methacrylate adhesive. ...

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