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Old 11-05-2012, 05:08 PM   #1
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Cover OB in winter?

I see some do but I seem to recall that much condensation results and is probably due to non-breathing covers. If I wrapped my OB in plastic (non-breathing) would ther'e be more moisture under the cowling? And if I found a purpose made cover that was supposed to breath would that be worth getting, or would the engine stay drier w no cover at all?

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Old 11-05-2012, 05:44 PM   #2
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I sewed a cover for my outboard. I used scraps of Sunbrella and sewed a drawstring to keep it on. It only covers the cowling and upper part of the drive. Sunbrella breathes.

I would buy or make a cover if I were you.
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