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#12286859 - 06/09/17 06:56 PM Evinrude 88spl
AKMike Offline

Registered: 12/27/16
Posts: 119
Loc: Montgomery
Looking at an evinrude 88spl and I'm wondering if that's a decent motor?
Also do you think it's enough to push a 50' boat that's built pontoon style, drafts about 10", and weighs about 9000 pounds?

On a calm day you can easily move the boat by hand, and it's only rated for a 120. I'd change the prop out for a higher torque prop obviously.

I had a Merc I wanted but the guy ended up not having controls for it so this is my other option.

Edited by AKMike (06/09/17 06:58 PM)

#12298724 - 06/17/17 05:06 PM Re: Evinrude 88spl [Re: AKMike]
killen Offline

Registered: 02/02/13
Posts: 117
Loc: bowie tx
good motor had 2 on never had any problems

#12299364 - 06/18/17 10:22 AM Re: Evinrude 88spl [Re: AKMike]
HoustonCatfisher Offline

Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 184
Loc: Hockley, Texas
Your trying to push a 50 foot boat with 88hp?
Licensed Texas freshwater fishing guide


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