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#11564080 - 04/25/16 12:09 PM Motor Cover?
Insurance man Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/12/14
Posts: 618
Loc: Texas
What happened to the guy on here that sold vented motor covers? I PM him several times and never heard back. Let me know how to get a hold of him if anyone can. I bought one from him a couple years ago and really liked it.

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#11564317 - 04/25/16 01:54 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
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Still around as far as I know.

http://www.tuffskinz.net/
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#11564331 - 04/25/16 02:00 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
structure man(Guide on RC) Online   content
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Registered: 10/09/06
Posts: 895
Loc: Corsicana Texas

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#11565333 - 04/25/16 08:59 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
z20rider Offline
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Registered: 09/20/10
Posts: 35
I have one from Russell Marine on a HPDI and one fromTuffskin for a merc 115. I like the looks of the russell marine one better.

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#11565516 - 04/25/16 10:00 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
sunsetroosters Offline
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Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 252
Is it ok to run a non vented cover on your boat while your on the lake?

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#11565560 - 04/25/16 10:24 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: sunsetroosters]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: sunsetroosters
Is it ok to run a non vented cover on your boat while your on the lake?


I'd guess no....I know my motor needs air to run. It seems like it would restrict air flow to the intake at high Rpms. The vented cover accommodates this. It isn't for cooling, obviously. But....yours might be different.
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#11567708 - 04/26/16 08:14 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
sunsetroosters Offline
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Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 252
Any other opinions on this

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#11567768 - 04/26/16 08:35 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: sunsetroosters]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: sunsetroosters
Any other opinions on this
just put a trash bag over it one day and see how it runs.
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#11568049 - 04/26/16 10:01 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: sunsetroosters]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1296
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Originally Posted By: sunsetroosters
Is it ok to run a non vented cover on your boat while your on the lake?


I say no, but I've seen it done several times. I would not do it personally or would I purchase one intending on using it like that.

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#11568084 - 04/26/16 10:10 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
J-2 Offline


Registered: 06/12/09
Posts: 3969
Loc: Flower Mound TX
Outboard Covers of America. Not the cheapest but is the best made IMO.
*3yr warranty
*600lb tensile strength
*Will NOT hide your trim switch
*no buckles or nylon straps.
*fits like a second skin
*available for just about every engine made.






Edited by J-2 (04/26/16 10:15 PM)
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#11568087 - 04/26/16 10:10 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: sunsetroosters]
J-2 Offline


Registered: 06/12/09
Posts: 3969
Loc: Flower Mound TX
Originally Posted By: sunsetroosters
Is it ok to run a non vented cover on your boat while your on the lake?


No
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#11571304 - 04/28/16 12:45 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
CJ.Skeeter Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/07/04
Posts: 131
Loc: Flower Mound
Is there a benefit to having a motor cover?

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#11571508 - 04/28/16 02:16 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: CJ.Skeeter]
Fish Killer Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 25547
Loc: Weatherford
Originally Posted By: CJ.Skeeter
Is there a benefit to having a motor cover?

Keeps you from scratching the cowling
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#11571543 - 04/28/16 02:40 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Insurance man]
KB1953 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/12
Posts: 2585
The movement of the cover will scratch the cowling as well; finally just took my cover off.

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#11571653 - 04/28/16 03:42 PM Re: Motor Cover? [Re: Fish Killer]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Originally Posted By: Fish Killer
Originally Posted By: CJ.Skeeter
Is there a benefit to having a motor cover?

Keeps you from scratching the cowling

Looks cool,.. cool

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