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Old 01 September 2012, 16:37   #21
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Originally Posted by AMac View Post
The savings I make with the old oil burner will more than pay for it :-)
Yeah, i'm just jelous. I'd love a diesel! or even better, one of each

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Old 02 September 2012, 06:37   #22
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Originally Posted by Robbie Diesel

Yeah, i'm just jelous. I'd love a diesel! or even better, one of each
That would be the best of both worlds :-)
Maybe in the future!!!
For the moment il just have to put up with what we have (see attached picture)
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Old 02 September 2012, 07:36   #23
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Originally Posted by GJ0KYZ

Yes, but 20kts is more or less sailing speed. Jetskis!!!
Get one of these, put a jet ski on the back.

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Old 02 September 2012, 08:27   #24
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Originally Posted by boristhebold View Post
All depends on your speed if your pottering about any 200 would be fine but if your putting foot down then it will be thirsty.

Last year I did just over 200 engine hours and my fuel cost was about 4,500.00 plus about 10 5litre 2 stroke oil at about 33.00 each 5litre. That's with a yamaha 200hp 2stroke.

Fuel was at cost from mdl marinas.

Don't/can't record my fuel costs; I would go all rag and stick immediately

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