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Old 22 January 2018, 14:22   #1
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short shaft or long shaft

Thinking of getting a 3.5 hp 4 stroke for my excel 330 ,do I need a short shaft engine?
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Old 22 January 2018, 14:40   #2
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It is 99.9% likely to be a short shaft but I'd measure to be sure before buying an OB.
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thanks Fenlander,how do I measure it?
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All sorted now,will measure it tomorrow night.
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Top to bottom of transom. Around 15/16" shortshaft or 19/20" longshaft (highly unlikely).
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brilliant I shall print that out,thanks .Hoping to go on Ullswater at easter time.
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brilliant I shall print that out,thanks .Hoping to go on Ullswater at easter time.


You may have to break the ice first lol
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