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Old 09-15-2019, 09:22 AM
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Originally Posted by sailingman View Post
Yes the Tohatsu's are a viable option if repowering,as running gear is included.They are the older model Honda's but at the price who cares if proven reliable and bullet proof.
True. I went with a 250 Tohatsu for the Honda reliability, fuel burn and especially price. Mr. iFishMD, I've been happy with the 17 pitch Turning Point OS prop over the 19 pitch Honda prop on my 23 SeaCraft, large surface area and 15.6" diameter. You are pushing a lot more boat than I am so I would think a 15 pitch is good. I'm getting well over 3.2 mpg and in some cases with a light load 4.0 mpg. Good luck!!
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Old 09-30-2019, 07:55 AM
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Engine is breaking in some. In calm water I can regularly see 2.2nmpg -2.4nmpg (2.53mpg - 2.76mpg) with bottom paint, 2 adults and regular fishing load. I have seen as high as 2.5nmpg (2.88mpg) running across shallow water. In rough seas I do see as low as 1.8nmpg - 2.0 nmpg (2.07mpg - 2.3mpg)


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Old 09-30-2019, 08:19 AM
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Hey Greg,What Charts are You using?
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Old 09-30-2019, 08:22 AM
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Hey Greg,What Charts are You using?
Furuno's standard charts. It is a Furuno TZT2. I do use depth shading to enhance them some.
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Old 09-30-2019, 09:00 AM
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you may also think about 4-blade props as well... (I did on my Grady White Seafarer with BF225, much quicker planning, better fuel consumption, better handling&turning)
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