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Old 19 November 2003, 12:02   #1
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bravo 2 or bravo 3 legs

Help Chaps please,

I am building a new 11m rib, upgrading from a 8.4 with a 300hp yanmar coupled to a bravo3x drive leg, had no problems with the engine but the leg was a different matter, had one go after 50hrs!

Thinking about using the same engine but this time with a bravo 2 leg !! are any rib net members using the yanmar 300 and the bravo 2 legs..........comments would be greatful..THANKS
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11 metres! ooh wow, lots of photos please.

Just a thought since you are hardly going to be trailing it anywhere and its going to spend most of its life on water why bother with stern drives? why not go straight for a drive system similar to those on a gin palace? with props and rudders under the hull.

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Old 19 November 2003, 14:03   #3
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How many Knots will this baby do?
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We hope to get a top end of 42kts giving us a crusing speed of 35kts......had considered the new 421 yamahas, 270hp, but have had some bad reports from a couple of owners...and have little knowledge of the new d6 volvos.....it seems all the engines are up to it but not the legs.
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wot's wrong with bravo 1x put new5 blade prop on will give plenty of grip 300 yans don't brake on these to often
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Go for the D6. Common rail is the way to go and the D^ is a brilliant engine.
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Go for the D6. Common rail is the way to go and the D^ is a brilliant engine.
Do you have personal experience of the D6 and its drive, simmons0?
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Do you have personal experience of the D6 and its drive, simmons0?
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