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Old 04-04-2006, 10:19 AM
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i want to install some kill switches with tethers in case of ejection, was wondering what is available. got pics of your setup and where you got them? thx in advance for any info, ratman
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I like the tried and true Mercury Style. The spring cap and button. Keeps people from removing the tether and just flipping the switch on the newer style.
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is'nt there some kind of remote kill setup out there?
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Default Re: what r u running for a kill switch/tether set up

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i want to install some kill switches with tethers in case of ejection, was wondering what is available. got pics of your setup and where you got them? thx in advance for any info, ratman
when i read the first sentence, i had to reread it, im used to your usual posts and had my mind in the gutter. "in case of
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Old 04-04-2006, 12:58 PM
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anyone have pics of the mercs and other brands, thx. rm
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Ratman,

Fred sells the Mercury type

http://www.trickmarine.net/productde...?productid=913
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I don't know if this pic is much help....
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you need a Fountain......they come stock
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I have the type that has a regular switch that the tether flips when pulled. If it gets pulled, it's easy to restart, just flip the switch backup.
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are you running one per engine if you have twins?
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