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#10815886 - 05/03/15 06:31 PM jackplate question? pros/cons
spinnerbait72 Offline
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Registered: 05/25/14
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Loc: Ennis
Have a 09 17' triton w/90 optimax. Will putting on a jackplate 6" benefit the boat/engine or not. Any advice pros/cons , thanks
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#10816272 - 05/03/15 09:50 PM Re: jackplate question? pros/cons [Re: spinnerbait72]
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Might help a tad; but you aren't going to see any major performance changes. Should give you a bit more trim if you need it. You don't exactly have a hotrod motor though.

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#10816391 - 05/03/15 10:45 PM Re: jackplate question? pros/cons [Re: spinnerbait72]
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So basically its for bigger boats?
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#10816403 - 05/03/15 10:59 PM Re: jackplate question? pros/cons [Re: spinnerbait72]
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I'm not a boat specialist and you're not getting much feedback on here, check out this site ( http://bbcboards.net ) There are guys there that can tell you the pros and if there's any cons.

Now if you fish the bays then a hydraulic jackplate is an absolute positive, I'm just not sure if a manual plate will do a lot for you. Check out BBC.


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