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Old 13 November 2014, 17:12   #11
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I've spoken with Poole Seafari and they highly recommend the verados, I was just looking for any other operators, the more info the better!!
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I believe Poole blew a couple of counter rotating gearboxes on their Verados. Tony Hill at Seafari Oban runs Humbers with Suzukis. You should give him a call...
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Old 14 November 2014, 02:23   #12
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I believe Poole blew a couple of counter rotating gearboxes on their Verados. Tony Hill at Seafari Oban runs Humbers with Suzukis. You should give him a call...
Correct but I understand this was sorted by using HD gearboxes. He has been operating since May 2010

You could also talk to this operator

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I believe Poole blew a couple of counter rotating gearboxes on their Verados. Tony Hill at Seafari Oban runs Humbers with Suzukis. You should give him a call...
Tony only uses Yamaha
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Tony only uses Yamaha

No I think he does Suzi's as well


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Old 14 November 2014, 06:52   #15
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Tony only uses Yamaha
In that case, he had cunningly disguised them as Suzuki the last time I was on his RIB. But you know what Andre? - I bet he uses Yamaha too, just like he used Evinrude in the past. I wonder does he have to fit Heavy Duty gearboxes on any of them before they can perform their job properly?


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I use Suzukis. I know nothing of Verados.

Go for the Verados...

You'd be better off asking which manufacturer has the better customer support; from personal experience I'd say you'd do well to take Suzuki's offerings with a large dose of scepticism.
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I use Suzukis. I know nothing of Verados.

Go for the Verados...

You'd be better off asking which manufacturer has the better customer support; from personal experience I'd say you'd do well to take Suzuki's offerings with a large dose of scepticism.
Out of interest, Can you share you experiences and why you would recommend Verados.?
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I have been using Yams for some time and touch would have been great. I saw several local based companies switch over to Suzuki 250s and after a while went over to Honda and another back to Yamaha.
Some of that may have been best deal available at the time. I know of a twin Suzuki operation that has had some major gearbox issues at end of season
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Yamaha 300 offshore's.
Wait, what was the question again?
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This from last year may help:DF150 & DF175 air intake manifold
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