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Old 03-03-2019, 02:23 PM   #12
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City: Between Oregon and Alaska
Country: US
Vessel Name: Charlie Harper
Vessel Model: Wheeler Shipyard 83'
Join Date: Jun 2016
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How far and how fast do you want to go? I replaced a 2 cycle outboard with an electric and am very happy. It's quiet, no more carrying gas, and no mixing of the fuel.

I can go about 10 kts in a Livingston w/55lbs. of thrust. If I want to go far, I take a 2nd battery, but have never used it.
As others said, know what weight you're going to lift before installing davits.
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