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Old 03 June 2019, 01:54   #1
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75hp on a 6.5m Ring ?

6.5m Ring currently has a 75hp Mercury 4 stroke ( 2004/400hrs ). Would this be a little underpowered ? Inshore, bay hopping etc ?
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Old 03 June 2019, 02:20   #2
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Old 03 June 2019, 02:24   #3
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Absolutely! Itíll push it ... probably get on the plane fine but stick some weight in and itíll likely struggle. We had a 140suzuki on a 6.3m Humber but swapped that for more power (it was fine and not underpowered but didnít set the world alight with speed ... 75hp sounds very low for that boat!
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Thankyou, my thoughts too so you have kindly confirmed this ����
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definitely confirmed!
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Just spoke to Mike Ring who said Max engine size is 200hp
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Is think something like a 150 would be fine
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75 hp is for about 4.8 - 5.0 m Rib not much bigger boat if you want to have some fun
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