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Old 07 November 2009, 14:44   #11
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gonna go and see who has been out in a big sea in an sr4 are they better with a 50hp?
Mine went well with a 60hp on it, well it did for half an hour.
I was advised against a 40hp on the basis I would get bored. I have a Yam 55hp on mine now, have yet to use it though as I ran out of duck tape to hold it on.
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Old 07 November 2009, 14:48   #12
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ran a 70 yam on my 4.7 just think it may be a tad underpowered
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Old 07 November 2009, 15:32   #13
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They aren't really underpowered with 40hp, but I'd still go for a 50 and have power trim (which that doesn't have) as that makes a hell of a difference to the boat.
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Old 08 November 2009, 08:36   #15
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Not sure if its how my boat is laid out but I had to run mine fully trimmed in with the 60hp or it would chine walk like hell.
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Old 08 November 2009, 12:40   #16
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Mine went well with a 60hp on it, well it did for half an hour.
I was advised against a 40hp on the basis I would get bored. I have a Yam 55hp on mine now, have yet to use it though as I ran out of duck tape to hold it on.
What happened??
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Old 08 November 2009, 12:55   #17
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My SR4 with a 50hp could chine walk very easily. Just had to slow down a bit and trim out a little and increase speed.
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What happened??
It was poorly.
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Old 08 November 2009, 17:31   #19
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My SR4 runs well with my Mercury 40 hp p/t i and is very well balanced i get 36 knots with all the gear full tank of fuel and girlfriend on on board and still manage to pull 5800 rpm with a 15 pitch prop and can trim it right out
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whats it like in a big sea?
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