Originally Posted by Devonmark35
No not really! Given some on here have posted in the past as to compromising structural strengths and witnessing cracks after drilling etc and getting a prop wet is a bit silly!
Fine its down to choice and agreed his engine may be old to you but its probably his pride and joy and he may (as others do) feel spending a bit extra on a no drill option is not "burning money"!
I don't think it's old by any means. I just made that point in reply to your suggestion he won't want to drill through a "new" motor. My point being it's the owners choice. Spend over-inflated, silly money for a no hole option or drill 4 holes... Either way makes no difference to the structural strength of the fins.
A properly fitted fin will not cause any issues on a 50hp. Maybe on a 100+ but that's not what they are designed for. Trim tabs are!!!
Anyway let's not get into a debate. He has the options and will make the right choice for him based on cost and appearance.
Let us know what you decide.
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