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#12417309 - 09/06/17 10:50 PM 2009 Yamaha 50 4-stroke okay to use in inshore salt?
herbsteiner Offline
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Registered: 04/26/14
Posts: 58
Loc: Spicewood, TX
I'm thinking about buying a Wahoo 1450 skiff that has a 2009 50hp Yamaha 4-stroke, with 4-blade stainless prop. Only 69 hours on the motor, looks like new.

I want to use the boat for inshore fishing on the Texas coast (when it comes back from Harvey). Is that motor safe to use in that saltwater situation?

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#12417849 - 09/07/17 12:35 PM Re: 2009 Yamaha 50 4-stroke okay to use in inshore salt? [Re: herbsteiner]
psycho0819 Offline
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Registered: 03/27/05
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Loc: Kaufman
Sure, just follow proper flushing procedures and it should be fine.
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#12427232 - 09/14/17 10:08 PM Re: 2009 Yamaha 50 4-stroke okay to use in inshore salt? [Re: herbsteiner]
herbsteiner Offline
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A belated thanks to psycho0819 for the vote of reassurance. smile

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