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Old 12-20-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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A twist on Single or Twins

We can see how this guy feels!
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:39 PM   #2
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I like it. What's the "twist" other than it's an OB twin? Should be able to cruise at hull speed. May sound a bit odd w one 2 stroke and one 4 stroke engine. I usually prefer 2 stroke OBs but here I'd rather have 4 stroke.

Now w a proper pilothouse it could be my old man boat of the distant future.
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Old 12-20-2012, 10:51 PM   #3
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That's redundant.
That's redundant.
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Old 12-21-2012, 01:28 AM   #4
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I want to see him pilot it with both engines on while backing up by himself. Hope he has long arms.
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Old 12-21-2012, 02:19 AM   #5
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Common for o/b runabouts venturing offshore to carry a small second motor already in place,but it is usually off to one side with the primary engine centrally mounted. Quite odd. Anyway, you can see he has no color bias.
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:45 AM   #6
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Uh, guys, it's a sailboat.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:17 AM   #7
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Maybe he has the new v/p controls and operates them with a joystick.
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Old 12-21-2012, 09:04 AM   #8
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He's been to J C Whitney and has bought several of their "increase you fuel mileage 20%" devises. So now he is making enough gas with the 8 HP Johnson that he can feed the Yamaha. Can't just throw the extra fuel over board he has to use it.
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Old 12-21-2012, 10:15 AM   #9
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Sail boaters call the engine of what ever kind the auxiliary. Sail being the primary.
So he has an auxiliary auxiliary.
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:13 AM   #10
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He's been to J C Whitney and has bought several of their "increase you fuel mileage 20%" devises. So now he is making enough gas with the 8 HP Johnson that he can feed the Yamaha. Can't just throw the extra fuel over board he has to use it.
Boy that's what I need. Do they make those devices for diesel?
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Old 12-21-2012, 11:33 PM   #11
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Uh, guys, it's a sailboat.
Umm Yeah.
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:44 AM   #12
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He might try dual 2 stroke leaf blowers. In the water at the stern or pointed directly at the sail when the wind dies
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Old 12-22-2012, 02:09 AM   #13
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Uh, guys, it's a sailboat.
But, if it was a RIB, you could do this . . . .



Sorry, I couldn't resist.
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