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Old 10-25-2019, 06:45 PM   #1
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Mercury throttle setting - dock

Slowly my boat will be finished refit. The new Merc 6.2 L 350 hp stern drive motor and B2 leg have been installed, the motor tested but items still have to be hooked up.

I notice a setting on the throttle I've never seen or used before called "dock." Somehow it gives a better response at lower speeds and RPM's for obvious "docking" purposes.

Here's a link to the throttle, you can clearly see the dock button:

https://www.mercurymarine.com/en/ca/...console-mount/

Has anyone had experience with the dock setting with a Merc throttle, is it hype or does it work?
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Have not used one but it is supposed to reduce RPMs by 50% throughout the range to give more precise control. Probably so you can move the throttle lever more without a big jump in RPMs.
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Now I want to go out on the boat even more as I live through this painfully slow refit.
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