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Old 16 March 2019, 12:02   #1
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Upgrade time...

Iíve spotted a couple of bigger engines with PTT available from reputable sources (one local, one further away) that would make a nice upgrade to my wee tub.

So Iím trying to gauge what the likely resale price is for my 2005, Yamaha two-stroke long shaft with remotes and electric start. Generally in good shape but the control box is a little scruffy looking and there is some paintwork scrapes on the skeg and very minor damage to the prop.

Anyone looking for something like that or got a feeling on value?
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There was a 2004 short manual advertised at £1250 on eBay a while back would have thought it would be sort after by the small rib guys and glassfiber fishing boats.
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There was a 2004 short manual advertised at £1250 on eBay a while back would have thought it would be sort after by the small rib guys and glassfiber fishing boats.

Thanks Jeff - thatís the sort of range I was hoping to hear - just wondering if I am being too optimistic...
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Thanks Jeff - thatís the sort of range I was hoping to hear - just wondering if I am being too optimistic...
I think you have to be these engines are getting more and more sort after as time goes on especially good examples I would try it and see what interest you get what have you to lose you still have a usable boat for this season anyway good luck
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I think you have to be these engines are getting more and more sort after as time goes on especially good examples I would try it and see what interest you get what have you to lose you still have a usable boat for this season anyway good luck


Iíll most likely buy one of the 30HP first. Both have said they will consider the 20 for trade in but I am gauging market value (I realise tradein will not be so good). 50% more power and PTT should make the tub more fun when the whole family and a load of kit are weighing it down!
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Iíll most likely buy one of the 30HP first. Both have said they will consider the 20 for trade in but I am gauging market value (I realise tradein will not be so good). 50% more power and PTT should make the tub more fun when the whole family and a load of kit are weighing it down!


Whatís the max rating?
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Yep the 30 will give you much more response with full load you going 2or4 stroke?
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40hp it is then
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He'll need a pilots licence if he does they go well with a 20
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Iíve spotted a couple of bigger engines with PTT available from reputable sources (one local, one further away) that would make a nice upgrade to my wee tub.

So Iím trying to gauge what the likely resale price is for my 2005, Yamaha two-stroke long shaft with remotes and electric start. Generally in good shape but the control box is a little scruffy looking and there is some paintwork scrapes on the skeg and very minor damage to the prop.

Anyone looking for something like that or got a feeling on value?

Would help if you said what size the engine you want to sell is
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Would help if you said what size the engine you want to sell is


Itís a 20 if you are genuinely interested
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Thanks for that. Rather important bit of info missing I thought so trying to be helpful
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Thanks for that. Rather important bit of info missing I thought so trying to be helpful


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If itís in good condition Iíd say around £1,250. Was looking for a 20hp 2 stroke about a year ago around that age and thatís what they seemed to be selling for. Guess a higher usage good condition would be around £1,000 and a mint example last year similar age I saw go for around £1,400. Hope that gives a guide.

When in good condition those engines are highly sought after. The sweet spot of good power but still lower weight than the lightest equivalent lower four strokes.
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If itís in good condition Iíd say around £1,250. Was looking for a 20hp 2 stroke about a year ago around that age and thatís what they seemed to be selling for. Guess a higher usage good condition would be around £1,000 and a mint example last year similar age I saw go for around £1,400. Hope that gives a guide.

When in good condition those engines are highly sought after. The sweet spot of good power but still lower weight than the lightest equivalent lower four strokes.


Thanks xpertski...
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heís probably hoping for a ďyou wonít be insured threadĒ Iím sure he loves them as much as me!

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He'll need a pilots licence if he does they go well with a 20

I wonder if Iíd chicken out before or after it chine walked?

Itís not top speed I need, more about being able to 1. Adjust trim to suit the load and conditions as she can be a bit wet up front; 2. Help to keep the cruising speed up in rougher water with a heavy load; 3. if it makes towing an inflatable more realistic Iím sure the kids will not object!
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