Posted by: pipewrench on May-12-13 9:02 AM (EST) Category: Canoes
Just picked up a 2nd OT Discovery yesterday. I have a 158 for my wife and I, but wanted a solo for me and the pup if I take him that is easy to load/unload solo. I picked up a OT Disco 119K on Craigslist for 200. Minor scrapes and scratches, wicker seat in fine condition. All-in-all, the boat is in near mint condition. My 2 questions are: How can I tell how old this boat is? (Previous owner didnt purchase it orignally, and never used it, he claimed) What the heck does the K stand for? They dont use the K anymore as far as I can see. Thank you for your help. Doug
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Posted by: headwinds on May-12-13 12:33 PM (EST)
Posted by: pipewrench on May-12-13 1:40 PM (EST)
DERP on my part. Thanks...I feel a bit silly.
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Posted by: yatipope on May-13-13 7:38 AM (EST)
Almost all serial numbers reveal the year of manufacter and its usually the last two digits. On modern Old Town canoes,..it is stamped into the plastic near the stem gunwale.