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Old 19 November 2007, 07:51   #31
Country: UK - Scotland
Boat name: Wildheart
Make: Humber/Delta Seasafe
Length: 5m +
Engine: Merc 60 Clamshell
MMSI: 235068449
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,538
Yeah, old 2- strokes with separate ignition & batery charging coils will start & run no problem. I dunked the battery switch on the old boat (don't ask!) and the Suz ('93 DT25) ran for a week as a pull start machine, even with the CDI.

Needless to say I ended up using spare handlheld VHF for the tail end of the week, and on the new boat the switch is above toob height on the assumption if the water is higher than that, a corroding switch will be the least of my worries......

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