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Old 03-04-2003, 05:08 PM
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There is a secret to manuevering a sterndrive boat with twins. People going from singles to twins really struggle with it. Anyone care to guess what I am thinking?

My cocky buddy got twins (engines that is) for the first time last year and I laughed my ass off at him for a weekend or two until I told him this trick. Now he's an old pro in the marina.

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Old 03-04-2003, 05:13 PM
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Thanks all!

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I'm thinking.........steering by shifters with drives straight ahead?
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Old 03-04-2003, 05:18 PM
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DIng Ding Ding, we have a winner!! ...Wow, I am impressed US1. Got it on the first guess. Hard habit to break using the steering to help manuever.

Good Luck bro,

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Congrats! Nice looking boat. I'll see you soon on Monroe I hope.
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Thanks all!

BT,
I'm thinking.........steering by shifters with drives straight ahead?
You'll still be turning the wheel but not as much as with a single. The props are spinning in and you don't get the same leverage as a boat spinning the props out. You will still love the twins!

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YYAAHHHH!!! ANOTHER COPS GUY!!

Congrats...beautiful boat and just in time for Candyman's Fountain run....
"My run" needs to be an "Our run" as in OSO, COPS or any other group that wants to join in on the fun. The Racine run turned out great last year because everyone contributed ideas and helped make it a blast! I'm going to start planning it soon. It's going to be a great year on Lake Michigan with all the events.

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