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Old 04-29-2019, 02:53 PM
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Default good Idea or bad Idea

Looking to possibly repower my 2003 19 Maycraft (which I really like). Hull is in very good shape. The 135 Opti (year 2000 - 650 hours) has become a pain: over heat issues no one can solve, corrosion from 14 years in the salt water at my dock etc. Grass appears greener on the other side - new Merc 150 four stroke - start and go, factory warranty - peace of mind and more. Understand it is not a winner from a financial standpoint but I plan to keep it for several years so will deal with that later. Local dealer who I like has made an offer and has the motor in stock. Have to decide tomorrow to get it locked down. Anybody put a 150 on this hull? Opinions? Thanks.
Old 04-29-2019, 03:08 PM
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Weight is comparable between the 2 engines, if your keeping the boat go for it.
Old 04-29-2019, 03:28 PM
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No brainer there, enjoy the season
Old 04-29-2019, 03:34 PM
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Agree buy it
Old 04-29-2019, 03:36 PM
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If you like the hull, DO IT, and dont look back.

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