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Old 14 October 2014, 16:05   #1
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Should be fun! Boat built but ribcraft as the demo platform for the engine.
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Should be fun! Boat built but ribcraft as the demo platform for the engine.
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Should be fun! Boat built but ribcraft as the demo platform for the engine.
Looks good...and smaller than I'd have thought...Be interesting to compare performance and economy figures against petrol powered 6.8!
Testing this week I hear
Looks like a Big Prop!!
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Wonder how much torque it kicks out
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Would it be going too far to describe this as potentially the biggest change in small boat engines in a decade?
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Would it be going too far to describe this as potentially the biggest change in small boat engines in a decade?
As you say...potentially (If it's any good)..For sure!..Coiuld be a real Gamechager!
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Shame we can't run 'em on red.
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Shame we can't run 'em on red.
We could run them on "Green" however - interesting indeed!
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