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Old 10-21-2019, 11:32 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Gdavid View Post
A larger outboard would be just more weight and grossly exceed the size of the electric motor a 8kw generator would support.
Most outboards are designed to run at 5,000+ RPM. Between a flat pitched prop and a 1,750 RPM electric motor, I think you could be in the neighborhood power wise. 10 to 15 HP outboards will mostly cavitate because of a too small diameter prop.

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