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Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport #13233221 08/02/19 01:54 PM
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I'm new to East Texas and was wanting to see if anyone had any recommendations/warnings regarding outboard mechanics in the area.

Nothing is wrong with the motor that I know of, but it hasn't been ran in 5 years or so.... frown Which I'm sure means that all of my carbs will need rebuilt as well as water pump and spark plugs.

Its a 95 Evinrude 90hp 2 stroke incase anyone was wondering.

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13233423 08/02/19 04:53 PM
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My mechanic in Marshall passed away so I go to Gladewater to Shipps. Never had any dealings with the H & W marine side.

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: Timberking] #13233569 08/02/19 07:42 PM
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Thanks Timberking.

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13234558 08/03/19 10:44 PM
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Idk who to use, but Iíll tell ya who NOT to use, thatís a guy named Troy Bobbitt, he used to own T&S performance marine out of Atlanta and I think Uncertain Tx! I believe heís out of business now, but the guy is a crook!


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Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13234812 08/04/19 02:33 AM
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Thats what I am afraid of ETxRT. I am afraid of running into one of those guys.

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13234903 08/04/19 05:12 AM
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I donít know what happened to him, he may be working for someone else now or may have moved on. I know heís apparently screwed a bunch of people over, he lived in a gated community, most likely trying to avoid people from walking up to his door and getting their moneys worth out of his hide. Hopefully youíll find a good honest mechanic. Iíve heard from another mechanic, cheap isnít good and good isnít cheap...


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Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13234948 08/04/19 11:06 AM
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I do want to point out that there is an old Marshall family of good Texan Bobbitís that still have family there. They are good local folks and not part of the Troy Bobbit story.

Do not confuse the two.

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13239884 08/08/19 03:13 AM
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We would be happy to assist you should the need arise.


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Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13240219 08/08/19 01:55 PM
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Shipps Marine are good people , herd good thing about Mallard Marine, were in Wylie a little far but we can help you also


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Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13243593 08/11/19 03:45 AM
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Thanks everyone for the replies.

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: boatman025] #13244916 08/12/19 04:31 PM
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Boatman025, do you guys service Evinrude motors?

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13244977 08/12/19 05:12 PM
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There is a guy that has a shop at Woodlawn who has been there a while. West a block from 59 south side if you are close by.

Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13244983 08/12/19 05:14 PM
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Yes we do


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Re: Outboard Mechanic around Marshall/Shreveport [Re: NELA Bassguy] #13252376 08/19/19 02:47 AM
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