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#11682271 - 06/22/16 12:47 PM Mercury question
basholes Offline
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Registered: 08/27/09
Posts: 29
Looking at a new boat. Choices are 150 l 4 stroke or a 150 optimax? Price is basically the same. Will be on a 19!ft aluminum bass boat. A lot of no wake run time with occasional river runs. Thanks for any help you can offer

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#11682606 - 06/22/16 03:47 PM Re: Mercury question [Re: basholes]
bronco71 Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
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Loc: Farmers Branch/Sulphur Bluff
I am not real familiar with the 4 strokes except what I have heard but I have had 2 strokes for years....and 2 strokes don't like the long low rpm run times at all. I believe the 4 stroke would be much better for that application from what I have heard.

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#11682909 - 06/22/16 05:42 PM Re: Mercury question [Re: basholes]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
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