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#12639184 - 02/21/18 10:50 AM What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke?
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Registered: 11/07/17
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Loc: cleburne tx
im just wondering everybody elses opinions on the new otboard.

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#12639326 - 02/21/18 11:55 AM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
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Great compared to two strokes.
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#12639384 - 02/21/18 12:27 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
BMCD Offline
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Won't know till I find more real world numbers, If it performs, and is reliable, We will love it.

Have not heard about the 250 Class motor, if it comes out this year I'll order it on my next boat.


Edited by BMCD (02/21/18 12:27 PM)

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#12639391 - 02/21/18 12:29 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
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all you will have to choose from soon is 4 strokes
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#12639423 - 02/21/18 12:45 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
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I really expect lakes to adopt the rules they use on Lake Tahoe at some point. If it's not a 4 stroke you can't put it in the water. I really don't think that is a bad idea.

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#12639483 - 02/21/18 01:18 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: SAKS]
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Originally Posted By: SAKS
I really expect lakes to adopt the rules they use on Lake Tahoe at some point. If it's not a 4 stroke you can't put it in the water. I really don't think that is a bad idea.


2 strokes are allowed if they are fuel injected.
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#12639493 - 02/21/18 01:21 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: SAKS]
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Originally Posted By: SAKS
I really expect lakes to adopt the rules they use on Lake Tahoe at some point. If it's not a 4 stroke you can't put it in the water. I really don't think that is a bad idea.




This is Texas, FYI not happening anytime in our lifetime
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#12639501 - 02/21/18 01:26 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
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Initial information sounds good, but BMCD said it best that performance will ultimately determine its fate.

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#12639539 - 02/21/18 01:44 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
the skipper Offline
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Well,it's looks like version ugly.01 of the g2 but it may grow on people, especially if it performs like they say. I honestly don't think those are going to be the bass boat segment of motors. I look for a pro xs line to come out. Hopefully renamed. I don't know why but it just seems wrong to take the pro xs name and move it to 4 strokes. Come up with something new, Pro FS or something

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#12639792 - 02/21/18 04:04 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: SAKS]
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Loc: Denton
Originally Posted By: SAKS
I really expect lakes to adopt the rules they use on Lake Tahoe at some point. If it's not a 4 stroke you can't put it in the water. I really don't think that is a bad idea.


Less govt. rules = good!

More govt. rules = bad!

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#12639862 - 02/21/18 04:48 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
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Not a fan of the cowling, but I have a feeling that they will have a regular looking cowling for us bass boaters. Other than that, I’m happy to see it!

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#12640050 - 02/21/18 06:31 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
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Registered: 01/03/18
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I prefer the supercharged as opposed to the naturally aspirated motor. I get they need a cheaper version to compete with Yamaha though.

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#12640054 - 02/21/18 06:32 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: Doug R.]
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Registered: 04/30/17
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Loc: San Angelo
Originally Posted By: Doug R.
all you will have to choose from soon is 4 strokes


Far from it. Both Mercurys Optimax and Evinrude G2 put out lower emissions then the current 4 strokes.

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#12640062 - 02/21/18 06:34 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
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Optimax is being phased out

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#12640180 - 02/21/18 07:14 PM Re: What do yall think about the new mercury v6 fourstroke? [Re: smallmouthslayer]
JDJ01 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/14
Posts: 334
Loc: Keller, TX
Second that... mercury will not have a 2 stroke option very soon. Sad but seems to be true

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