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Old 17 April 2008, 03:36   #1
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300hp

The time has come to choose an engine..
Having had a Evinirude 250 i though a change to a Verado would be good,but after a lengthy chat with the Envinrude dealer he thinks the 300 etec is streets ahead of the Verado..
What do you guys think?
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Old 17 April 2008, 05:41   #2
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The time has come to choose an engine..
Having had a Evinirude 250 i though a change to a Verado would be good,but after a lengthy chat with the Envinrude dealer he thinks the 300 etec is streets ahead of the Verado..
What do you guys think?
Well he would say that would he not!
But I would have to agree with him all the same!

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The time has come to choose an engine..
Having had a Evinirude 250 i though a change to a Verado would be good,but after a lengthy chat with the Envinrude dealer he thinks the 300 etec is streets ahead of the Verado..
What do you guys think?
Maybe you should talk to the Mercury dealer and see if he agrees?!
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Old 17 April 2008, 06:05   #4
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Maybe you should talk to the Mercury dealer and see if he agrees?!
Yep I just did speak to Mercury and guess what!!!
He said Mercury was the better engine by far..
So I am still none the wiser.....

So good honest opinions please!!
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My suzuki dealer has to disagree with both comments
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Old 17 April 2008, 08:40   #6
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Well I dare say the rude will be lighter. I dont know about economy though, but You gotta love the fly by wire of the Merc and the silence and the instant POWER The merc will need more servicing though, but you can get a 5 yr warranty now though too
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Old 17 April 2008, 12:07   #7
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Tough decision to have to make, I feel for you...not

Only just noticed the Scorpions gone, am I a bit slow or what? I assume you have something else to hang your new motor from?
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Old 17 April 2008, 12:49   #8
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Tough decision to have to make, I feel for you...not

Only just noticed the Scorpions gone, am I a bit slow or what? I assume you have something else to hang your new motor from?
Yep, have taken the plunge and Cougar are making me a nice new shiny R8...
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Very nice, interesting choice not being as mainstream as a Scorp!

When do you plan to be in the water? Shouldn't be difficult to spot you in a crowd with a Cougar!
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Im just about to put 2 pairs of Verado 300's on 2 Arctic 28's for the Swedish navy. Will see what there like!!. Verado any day for me. Fly by wire, no buying tons of 2 stroke oil, 5 year warranty, Smartcraft system. But i would say that!
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