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Forum: Motors and Props 06-08-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,792
Posted By Ver88
Not to mention their previous reliability issues.

Not to mention their previous reliability issues.
Forum: Motors and Props 04-11-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,792
Posted By Ver88
They did a great job at making their own...

They did a great job at making their own outboards obsolete.

It is interesting that some still donít accept that evinrude failed due to a flaw with their product and business. Companies usually...
Forum: Motors and Props 04-06-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,792
Posted By Ver88
It is unfortunate that evinrude died, but the...

It is unfortunate that evinrude died, but the brand died with the introduction of the ficht. Any chance of reviving the brand was eliminated with the introduction of the Etec and the doubling down on...
Forum: Motors and Props 05-30-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,061
Posted By Ver88
Im BW ok? It is very strange for him to not...

Im BW ok? It is very strange for him to not comment on an ETec thread.
Forum: Motors and Props 11-14-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,636
Posted By Ver88
Just like an etec, your link to the advertisement...

Just like an etec, your link to the advertisement is dead in the water.
Forum: Motors and Props 11-06-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,774
Posted By Ver88
Boat test is not a reliable source of good, non...

Boat test is not a reliable source of good, non biased information. They promote any product that is in their financial interest to promote. I am immediately skeptical of anything that boat test says...
Forum: Motors and Props 06-12-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,787
Posted By Ver88
Interesting article. Just like the author says,...

Interesting article. Just like the author says, if your current evinrude blows up, this is an option for a replacement. It is good to see a pro evinrude article that understands the very real...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By Ver88
http://www.lwcb.ca/waterflowdata.html You...

http://www.lwcb.ca/waterflowdata.html

You can find it here
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,181
Posted By Ver88
Based on the title of this thread, I was...

Based on the title of this thread, I was expecting it to be about bobbyís infamous etec.
Forum: Boats 04-24-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,207
Posted By Ver88
My 175 competitor sport came with covers over the...

My 175 competitor sport came with covers over the splash well that cover about half of the area you indicated.
Forum: Canada 04-17-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,864
Posted By Ver88
I use 1/4 ounce most of the time but I pour my...

I use 1/4 ounce most of the time but I pour my own jigs with largest hooks I can fit in my molds. For big plastics I like at least a 3/0 hook and sometimes a 4/0 if I can make it work in my molds....
Forum: Canada 04-17-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,864
Posted By Ver88
I almost never use any live bait for walleyes....

I almost never use any live bait for walleyes. Most times plastics work as well as live bait. Being successful with plastics often requires a little adjustment in technique. I fish them fast to get a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By Ver88
Why are some people so concerned with a brand...

Why are some people so concerned with a brand they do not own?
Forum: Motors and Props 04-03-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,845
Posted By Ver88
At 115 hp, the etec has a heavier listed weight...

At 115 hp, the etec has a heavier listed weight than mercury or Yamaha.

Etec 115 ho 390 lbs
Mercury 115 pro xs 359 lbs
Yamaha 115 377-386 lbs

Etecs are heavy and getting heavier with G2....
Forum: Canada 03-26-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,156
Posted By Ver88
The reason the walleye fishing is good to the...

The reason the walleye fishing is good to the north and west of Sioux narrows is because the lake is much different. Whitefish bay is clear, cold, and deep. Long bay is less clear, less cold, and...
Forum: WC Bone Yard 03-02-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,653
Posted By Ver88
Etecs donít burn much fuel because they donít run...

Etecs donít burn much fuel because they donít run much. Boattest.com is an evinrude advertisement and far from an unbiased 3rd party.
Forum: WC Bone Yard 01-15-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,974
Posted By Ver88
A big selling point of the etecs was the lighter...

A big selling point of the etecs was the lighter weight, but they are now heavier than many 4Sís. For my needs it does not make sense to buy a heavy engine from a company with a history of...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,894
Posted By Ver88
Can the powerhead be replaced without pulling the...

Can the powerhead be replaced without pulling the boat out of the water?
Forum: Boats 08-24-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By Ver88
I had an 8 hp 4S kicker on a pro sport and it...

I had an 8 hp 4S kicker on a pro sport and it fit, but it was a little tight.
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,854
Posted By Ver88
yes, the Yamaha 6 cylinder 200 is heavy, but the...

yes, the Yamaha 6 cylinder 200 is heavy, but the 4 cylinder 200 is listed at 489 lbs. I know the weight difference between these engines is not a lot, but a live well is not hanging off the transom....
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,854
Posted By Ver88
If you already have a heavy rig switching from...

If you already have a heavy rig switching from the F200 to a g2 200 is going to increase the weight hanging on your transom. It may still run better with a 2S, but etecís are heavier than most 4S.
...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-28-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,597
Posted By Ver88
Martinbns, I have read your reports from lake of...

Martinbns, I have read your reports from lake of the woods and I fish the same area for one week each summer. I fish a lot in sunset channel and a little bit north of there. I have slowly stopped...
Forum: Strictly Fishing 05-27-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,597
Posted By Ver88
I have not completely quit using live bait, but i...

I have not completely quit using live bait, but i donít use it much. I use plastics almost all the time. sometimes I still use a jig and minnow or crawler and I canít quite give it up yet.
Forum: Motors and Props 05-17-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,486
Posted By Ver88
The performance gap has all but disappeared...

The performance gap has all but disappeared between 2 stokes and 4 strokes.
4S gets better fuel mileage in nearly all cases
I am not really sure how good my 4S warranty is, I have never needed it....
Forum: Motors and Props 05-16-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,486
Posted By Ver88
Sometimes even a blind squirrel finds a nut....

Sometimes even a blind squirrel finds a nut. Evinrude has made enough outboards that one is bound to work as well as other makers once in a while. :stirthepot:
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