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Old 12 June 2013, 17:07   #1
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The Top 3 ????

Am I right in saying that Yamaha would be the best outboard you can buy followed by Mercury then Evinrude ? or maybe you could please list your thoughts on the top 3
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I heard all this too, but then I bought a Suzuki DF140 and it's the best engine I've ever owned
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Am I right in saying that Yamaha would be the best outboard you can buy followed by Mercury then Evinrude ? or maybe you could please list your thoughts on the top 3
Nope, definitely Red, Plain & Marmite for me
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My opinion:

2 smoke: 4 stroke:

1. Yamaha 1. Yamaha
2. Tohatsu 2. Suzuki
3. Mariner 3. Honda


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Old 12 June 2013, 17:49   #5
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Suzuki for me 2 stroke or 4 stroke been superb.
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Suzuki for me 2 stroke or 4 stroke been superb.
You really don't see many 2 stroke suzukis at all. But I agree for a fantastically smooth operating engine you can't beat the suzuki 4 stroke!
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Old 12 June 2013, 17:58   #7
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My opinion:

2 smoke: 4 stroke:

1. Yamaha 1. Yamaha
2. Tohatsu 2. Suzuki
3. Mariner 3. Honda


Not a bad list that
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My opinion:

2 smoke: 4 stroke:

1. Yamaha 1. Yamaha
2. Tohatsu 2. Suzuki
3. Mariner 3. Honda


Nice to see Tohatsu at number 2... happy with that.
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All much of a muchness now really if you're buying new tech, bar the 2 strokes having a bit more get up and go in the holeshot.

I'd avoid the Parsun/Sail/Hangko etc Chinese clones, but apart from that I'd happily own any of the current offerings.
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