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Old 23 August 2005, 04:04   #1
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Avon 345 long or short shaft?

I have the chance of buying a avon 345 but no engine can anyone tell me if it takes a long or short shaft? And is 20hp is plenty for messing on river?
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It could be both, You need to measure from the top of the Transom to the lowest point. Could be 17" which is short shaft. 20" is long shaft.
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measured today its 20 inch but when i 1st saw rib was in a garage at night with lights on looked ok but when i saw in daylight hull not so good -Too much paint! so walked away. thanks
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And is 20hp is plenty for messing on river?
Yes, loads! 8 or 10 hp would probably be sufficient for the river, depending on the speed limit!
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