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Old 20 August 2006, 16:22   #1
Country: Ireland
Town: Dublin.
Boat name: Tender 2.
Make: Valiant DR 600
Length: 6m +
Engine: 150 Optimax
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300 hours...a lot ????

I have an optimax 150 about four years old. It now has 300 hours on it. Is this a lot ? Or is it normal ?

Fast... Very feckin fast please.
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Old 20 August 2006, 16:45   #2
Country: Ireland
Town: Galway, West Eire
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Length: 5m +
Engine: 2 x Volvo KAD300
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Perfectly normal, I have put up 90 hours on my engine and I only have it 3 months

As long as you maintain your engine hours are only a number. I'd much prefer to buy a well looked after engine with 500 hours on it than a 200hour engine that was never serviced
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