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Old 10-07-2009, 10:04 AM
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Jeez. How are they holding up now?
To soon to tell. Since the last set of failures, I have been on and off the trailer 7 times. That about about 10 hours of idle, to and from the ramp, and 7 hours of running on them.
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Wow that sucks. So much for outboard reliability.
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Old 10-09-2009, 01:33 AM
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Lost blade on right hand motor, went through cavitation plate then made a hole in the right hand tower housing, then ricocheted into cowl on left hand motor. Have 7 of these 2 blade props now, the prop picture is from 06'.(Had already installed spare gearcase by the time I took picture of the tower housing)
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Old 10-10-2009, 03:30 PM
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I thought I was the only one with a wall of shame! You guys are making me feel real good.
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To soon to tell. Since the last set of failures, I have been on and off the trailer 7 times. That about about 10 hours of idle, to and from the ramp, and 7 hours of running on them.
That sucks, Is that warranteed?
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You guys know how to break stuff the right way !!
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Old 10-12-2009, 07:11 PM
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You guys know how to break stuff the right way !!
If you are going to break something go BIG . The motor we blew up last year there was enough babbitt in the valley I think you could read Clevite 77.
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:21 PM
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Tickfaw,not mine ,was a clean boat.
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Old 10-12-2009, 10:18 PM
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That sucks, Is that warranteed?
Merc Racing has been fixing all of my stuff, under warranty, until this past spring, when they began to indicate, that they would no longer honor the warranty. After putting me through much duress, MR came through and did honor the warranty; however, MR stated that this was the last time.

My warranty is good though April 2010, and since I feel, this action by MR is a breach of contract, I have be in contact with the State of Florida, Attorney Generals office.
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:32 PM
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guess who had a hard time adjusting valves.

I know its not the winner but it made a little noise.

Thanks to Joby i have had 80 hrs. of trouble free use!
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