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Old 23 August 2012, 15:24   #41
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I guess it's all relative and other SR owners will be much better qualified to answer that but I really think a 2 stroke 60 would be the desirable minimum.
What did you get out of yours with the 60 mercury?
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Old 23 August 2012, 16:22   #42
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I can't remember the tops but it was a bit sluggish on the way.
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I can't remember the tops but it was a bit sluggish on the way.
Hhhmm that's not so good then.

What are you other 4.7 owners running and thoughts on this combo.
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Mine *might* have been a bit heavier than others, pics here:

My new boat - Searider 4.7
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Mine *IS MUCH MUCH HEAVIER AND LOADED WITH GADGETS GALORE*

Wow, thats a rib and a half and i think will weigh a fair bit more.

Fingers crossed it will all work out. I HOPE IT FITS NOW. Thanks to all for help so far
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Anyone got any thoughts on weight totals for the 4.7

Boat bare is 250kg
Engine is 115kg i think

but plus console, trailer, fuel, kit?????

Any thoughts.
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Not enough to need a braked trailer as long as your car weighs over 1500kg.
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Not enough to need a braked trailer as long as your car weighs over 1500kg.

, think my mondeo is 150kg, i'll double check later. Cheers
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think my mondeo is 150kg, i'll double check later. Cheers
Special lightweight version?
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Special lightweight version?
Its the stripped out boy racer version with an elastic band engine.

Of course it could also be 1504kg
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