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Old 08 October 2013, 17:10   #11
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Hi I agree that overall taking the cost of ribbing over a season 30 is not much. I was just interested in other views and practice.

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I think I have replaced mine once at ~125 hrs. 220 hrs over the last 7 years or so. But I have a 4 stroke and its running fine. I don't see any reason to replace plugs if its running well and they don't have that many hours on them.

I did get the exact replacement plug. I have no idea about the relative cost compared to a non-resistor plug etc. At the time they didn't seem rediculously expensive so I just got them.

Personally I'd rather have exactly the right plug and go a little longer on them vs replacing them frequently with the incorrect type.
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Old 08 October 2013, 18:15   #12
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Old 08 October 2013, 18:20   #13
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Teething problems Moyes is good for the job, give him a chance, he has just got to find his feet and establish his authority.

p.s. got a works season ticket as well
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[QUOTE="kerny;574454"] Teething problems Moyes is good for the job, give him a chance, he has just got to find his feet and establish his authority. p.s. got a works season ticket as well [/QUOT

Yes I agree he will okay.

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Ok I'd change them and keep the old set as spares why risk the enjoyment of your limited time on the water, and go for the resistor type as the radio could be your best friend one day
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I think I have replaced mine once at ~125 hrs. 220 hrs over the last 7 years or so. But I have a 4 stroke and its running fine. I don't see any reason to replace plugs if its running well and they don't have that many hours on them.

I did get the exact replacement plug. I have no idea about the relative cost compared to a non-resistor plug etc. At the time they didn't seem rediculously expensive so I just got them.

Personally I'd rather have exactly the right plug and go a little longer on them vs replacing them frequently with the incorrect type.
May have something to do with the Type of Remote areas and Conditons a lot of us(Especialy Jambo and pals!) do our Boating in... Does tend to make you A ''Belt and Brace's'' sort of Ribber...even in a Kilt!
I'd go with Bedejim on this one Billy
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Tbh I have nearly took it out on a couple off ocassions but then decided that for now it was better to put in on a a couple of charitys that were going on here
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I think I have replaced mine once at ~125 hrs. 220 hrs over the last 7 years or so. But I have a 4 stroke and its running fine. I don't see any reason to replace plugs if its running well and they don't have that many hours on them.

I did get the exact replacement plug. I have no idea about the relative cost compared to a non-resistor plug etc. At the time they didn't seem rediculously expensive so I just got them.

Personally I'd rather have exactly the right plug and go a little longer on them vs replacing them frequently with the incorrect type.

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