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Old 09 October 2010, 04:48   #21
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Originally Posted by Nos4r2 View Post
Trimmed a log
What was it, an outboard or a chainsaw?

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Old 09 October 2010, 08:01   #22
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Originally Posted by Downhilldai View Post
What was it, an outboard or a chainsaw?
A planer
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Old 04 November 2010, 15:20   #23
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35-36, In my DeLuxe with back to back seats, two largish men (90kg) and approx. 30L of fuel in the nose and 10L in the back.

Im sure the 3 cyl 60HP merc Clamshell in hole 4 on the back helped a bit, but it WILL start to wobble, And it will NOT go away unless you ease off the throttle, and fast too (Dont ask, but until recently i had not seen a grown man wet himself in fear :-)

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Old 05 November 2010, 04:00   #24
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Originally Posted by chewy View Post
I got chine walk with a 60hp clamshell but none with the 55hp twin pot?
The Clamshell is a surprisingly light lump - 83(ish) KG. The 55 shares its leg / gearbox etc with stuff like the 75, so is remarkably lardy, even if it is a bit more torquey.

Originally Posted by learning to fly View Post
I have a sr4.0 that I just got a motor for. it is a 2003 50 mercury carberated. The motor came with a 12 pitch prop and the first time driveing it I hit my rev limiter at just about 30 mph.
No surprise there - my old SR4 with a Suz DT25 on the back ran happily with a 12"....... (21 Knots flat out 1 up + 30-ish L of fuel.)

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