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#12619767 - 02/09/18 09:37 PM Re: Your thoughts on an Outboard jet drive refit [Re: TroyKing]
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When you can run really thin, navigating gets pretty easy. If there’s a ripple on the water it’s deep enough to go. Just go around the oil slick shoal water.
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#12625779 - 02/13/18 12:31 PM Re: Your thoughts on an Outboard jet drive refit [Re: Pat Goff]
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Originally Posted By: Pat Goff
So what we've done, remove all the grates, and drill a hole about 1/3" below the impeller, and stick a welding rod through it. That turns your jet into a weedeater, you'll get a little hesitation, then it'll cut it up and you're good to go. It does allow the occasional oyster shell to get into it, which will shut you down. I carry a piece of grounding rod to just bash the shell into pieces and out it comes.


do you have a pic of this setup?? you piqued my curiosity!

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#12625907 - 02/13/18 01:48 PM Re: Your thoughts on an Outboard jet drive refit [Re: TroyKing]
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I'll have to tilt up the motor for a closeup.
Just taking out the grate and pulling the useless reverse gate out makes the biggest difference.

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#12640208 - 02/21/18 07:27 PM Re: Your thoughts on an Outboard jet drive refit [Re: TroyKing]
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I would put a jet foot on that boat and use it for river running and Nachione...then I would get a pro-v style boat with a hydraulic lift installed, for the lakes you normally fish... freak

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