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Old 07-30-2008, 02:19 PM
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I wonder if the Evinrude had a 4 blade


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Old 07-30-2008, 03:18 PM
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I saw that before, it really doesn't look like the Yamaha had a chance. HHMMM to make it fair maybe they should have let a Yamaha rep drive, looks like the eve get full throttle but the yam only about a third, you don't even see prop turbulence???
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I think they could have proven their point without capsizing the other boat!
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Silly advertising. Assuming the test was fair,does that mean I should by a 2-stroke E-Tech instead of a 4-stroke Yamaha? I don't thihk so.Carl K. did this same test in the late 50's when Evinrude claimed their new V-4 would outpull the inline 6 Merc.He sunk the Evinrude way back then,but he never showed the prop they used At least Bombardier is trying,I give them credit for that,but they bet the farm on their new 2 strokes. It better work,or only Merc will be left to fight the Japanese outboards.
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That commercial is hilarious.
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i think it was a dead engine start and the evinrude started before the yamaha.
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