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#11564619 - 04/25/16 04:09 PM Boat Motor hours? Expectations Mercury
txsuperman Offline
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Registered: 03/22/04
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Loc: little elm, tx
I know there's factors involved. But what is a lot of hours on a Mercury Motor? What can you expect to get out of a motor? 1000hrs? 3000?
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#11564649 - 04/25/16 04:23 PM Re: Boat Motor hours? Expectations Mercury [Re: txsuperman]
Pat Goff Online   content
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2,500 at least. *IF* it was maintained, and good fuel and oil were used in it. 80 hours a year is about average for most Texas users, guides and pros can put 400+ a year on one pretty easy.

I consistently put 450 a year on mine, every one I turned back was tight and ran perfect, EXCEPT the one I ran wallmart oil in all year, it was worn out. Valuable lesson. I won't run that garbage in my weedeater now.
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#11565173 - 04/25/16 08:04 PM Re: Boat Motor hours? Expectations Mercury [Re: txsuperman]
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Yep, what Pat said.
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