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Old 01-26-2004, 08:15 PM
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Default 225 pro max vs. 2.5 vs. 300x

which one is the better choice for fun boating and poker runs
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Old 01-26-2004, 08:36 PM
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What kind of boat?
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big cc 300x cat 2.5 or 225pm 110+
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Old 01-26-2004, 11:14 PM
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I would go with the 300xs. Speed of the 2.5s with the reliably of the 225s and oil injection. They should run well over 100mph.
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I would say if you want fun and reliable go with the 225. You will pick up a couple miles per hour with the 2.5 and 300's but at a HUGE increase in price and also maintenence. Remember outboards unlike big blocks can run WOT all day long.

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I agree Audiofn, except go with the 300x's, they should be about 4-$5,000 more per engine over the 225's, speed will increase greatly with an extra 100 h.p. per engine.
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now mercury has a 5 year warrenty on some of there motors as long as there are not used for charter captin's or put on the race .. don't think they care about poker boats
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just by chance i have it right here.. LOL

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optimax 90-225hp 5year
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