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Old 01 May 2007, 17:37   #11
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i used to have one of these, it was always reliable. might know of one locally, will enquire if it is still available.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Sea-Bee-Outboa...QQcmdZViewItem

I had one of those sitting in my shed for years, unused for at least 4 years, tried it on Sunday and it started second pull with the old fuel, someone saw it and bought it off me there and then
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Old 01 May 2007, 18:16   #12
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Remind me on Saturday, I've got a bottle of genuine seagull EP140, a spare plug and a spare shear spring here you can have for it.
Thanks Matt

Thats very Kind. I'll owe you a Beer or two.

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Old 01 May 2007, 18:19   #13
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Brian, Honda do the 2.2hp. I'm not sure if the next up in the range is air cooled but worth checking it out.

I use the 2.2 for a 2.8mtr tender and it's fine but a bit noisy because it has no water jacket.

Edit: Oops, I see the 2.2 is now a 2.3hp
I think the next one up the range is teh 5 hp and its water cooled adn a good bit bigger, also has gears which teh 2.3 does not.
The 2.3 is very light and drives my Walker bay RID (heavier) along just under plane with one up. Nice little motor, it uses the honda 50 engine and clutch.
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Old 01 May 2007, 18:42   #14
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I had one of those little Honda 2.3's on a canadian canoe . great little engine and used to go really well on the canoe , and run about 4 hours on a litre of fuel .
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Old 02 May 2007, 04:25   #15
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I've always wanted a Seagull, and now I finaly have one, just need to go and pick it up along with the little Zodiac it goes with. The smaller Nashers think its theirs Nasher.
Sounds like we need to run a Seagull Grand Prix at the next Priory Bay BBQ
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Hi Brian
I have a new Honda 2.3 air cooled outboard for my tender. Performane is ok, but its a bit of a noisy bu**er. We were sitting in the Mermaid in Herm and i could hear my son whizzing round in the harbour!!
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