Re: [omc-boats] Re-powering Options

From: LeeHazen@...
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2005 11:18:03 EST

In a message dated 1/25/05 9:10:49 AM Central Standard Time, lib1@...

<< The odd-fire Buick sounds cool, but at 6500 - 7500 feet above sea level,
it struggles a bit, especially with 4 - 6 adults on board. >>

Believe me, they struggle a bit at 550 feet ASL with six adults on board !
I've owned 4 Seasport 155's. What prop you use can make a big difference
on how well the boat gets up on plane with a load of people on board.

Does your engine red-line when running wide open on the water? If not, then
your prop is too steep a pitch.

Lee Hazen
Received on Tuesday, 25 January 2005

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