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Old 07 November 2015, 16:00   #61
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Originally Posted by jeffstevens763@g View Post
....but we will throw the beer in the boat and you never know just in case items not giving weight another thought but buying an engine wow it's 5kg Heaver that it nearest rival such a problem my take is P for plenty max HP 2 or4st
I hear ya!

To be fair, the engine is kinda Pivotal (see what I did there) but yes, we load a ton of cr@p into our boats and then debate the merits of various engine weights. When I was selling the previous willkcraft I stripped her out and increased her speed by a significant amount. Lesson learned. The current willkcraft has a love/hate relationship with the legal towing limits and so I've had to be strict about weights. A 450L tank of gas can make a big difference to speed and legality - well worth watching!
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