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01-09-2020, 02:10 PM
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Posted By oomph

To my knowledge Etec's are the only ones that...

To my knowledge Etec's are the only ones that allow you to do it from the binnacle.
01-03-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,494
Posted By oomph

I currently have a 2004 75HP Mercury I am...

I currently have a 2004 75HP Mercury

I am selling it to a buddy of mine. He’s got on older Sun Tracker fishing barge that’s also got a 2 stroke Mercury and it’s unfortunately on its last legs. ...
01-03-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,494
Posted By oomph

Unfortunately nobody in my area is capable of...

Unfortunately nobody in my area is capable of giving me a demo ride.
01-02-2020, 03:35 PM
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Views: 1,494
Posted By oomph

yes, I had the same suspicions about that too. 4...

yes, I had the same suspicions about that too. 4 strokes require more maintenance and winterization which is to their benefit. Ultimately it's best to get feedback like this from real world owners on...
01-02-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,494
Posted By oomph

Yeah one of the dealers happened to sell both...

Yeah one of the dealers happened to sell both Yamaha and E-tec. That said, I think for my application the E-tec maybe the better choice due to 7 year warranty currently being offered and the better...
01-02-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,494
Posted By oomph

Yeah, lots of the dealers that I have called have...

Yeah, lots of the dealers that I have called have been steering me towards a 4 Stroke over the E-tec. Claiming they see a lot more of them in the shop and that the support from the manufacturer to...
01-02-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,494
Posted By oomph

Yamaha F70 vs E-tec 75 on Pontoon

So I am getting ready to finally pull the trigger on re-powering my Bennington Pontoon. I've been back and forth debating on what motor to invest in. Right now my local dealer is offering an extra 2...
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Views: 4,930
Posted By oomph

suggestions for 90HP on older pontoon

A buddy of mine and I got a scored a really good deal on an older Pontoon. We knew going into it the deal that the motor was shot, but at the price we got the hull and trailer it was way worth it...
11-24-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

I am surprised that nobody suggested looking into...

I am surprised that nobody suggested looking into an E-tech.
11-21-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By oomph

It's a 20ft Pontoon and right now it sits on a...

It's a 20ft Pontoon and right now it sits on a single axle trailer. My tow vehicles are a Toyota FJ Cruiser and Ford F250. I prefer towing with my Toyota whenever the drive is under 60 miles or so,...
11-21-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By oomph

I'm in Virginia, east coast.

I'm in Virginia, east coast.
11-21-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By oomph

Who makes a good Pontoon trailer?

Hey guys,

I am looking to purchase a new trailer for my Pontoon and want advise on what manufacturers to look into for a good quality trailer. The trailer needs to be a 2 axle trailer with steps...
11-19-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

He did not go into details.

He did not go into details.
11-19-2018, 12:09 AM
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Views: 20,446
Posted By oomph

The Upper Potomac is everything above the water...

The Upper Potomac is everything above the water falls at Great Falls, VA. The Upper Potomac mostly consists of shallow, and rocky bottom river much like the Susquehanna River. There are a few deep...
11-17-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

I spoke to guy today that owns a fleet of rental...

I spoke to guy today that owns a fleet of rental Pontoons at Smith Mountain Lake. Nice guy, I rented a Pontoon from him last spring. He had nothing but good things to say about the Yamaha 70HP...
11-16-2018, 02:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

To my knowledge they don't make a 75 HP command...

To my knowledge they don't make a 75 HP command thrust. Wouldn't the gearing and prop size on the 60 command thrust be a better choice?
11-16-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

Please keep me posted. I'm considering doing the...

Please keep me posted. I'm considering doing the same thing.
11-14-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

Based on the feedback perhaps the 60HP Mercury...

Based on the feedback perhaps the 60HP Mercury Command Thrust maybe a good option for me? What do you guys think? I know that my boat isn't going to win any speed records. Which kinda hurts for long...
11-12-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By oomph

Reputable vendor for remanufacturerd outboard?

I've been looking into options to re-power my pontoon and am considering my options of new vs re-built. Does anyone have an suggestions for a good place on the East Coast? I am located in VA.

I...
11-12-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

I assume the boat was rated for 75HP because of...

I assume the boat was rated for 75HP because of the weight of the motors back in the early 2000's. However most modern motors now weigh less. Has anyone had an success contacting their boat...
11-12-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

My boat is only rated for a 75HP, would I be...

My boat is only rated for a 75HP, would I be alright putting a 90HP on it?
11-10-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

yeah I need more than 50HP. I'm on a big lake...

yeah I need more than 50HP. I'm on a big lake and some runs can be long.
11-09-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,212
Posted By oomph

Re-powering 20ft Bennington Pontoon

Hey everyone,

I am looking to re-power my 20FT pontoon over the winter and am looking to get some advise on what outboards I should be looking at.

I currently have a 2003 75HP 2 stroke Mercury...
10-31-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,553
Posted By oomph

Which model Minn Kota quick release bracket did...

Which model Minn Kota quick release bracket did you purchase?
10-26-2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,553
Posted By oomph

I'm interested in hearing how quickly it turns...

I'm interested in hearing how quickly it turns compared to the Motorguide Xi5, and the noise level. I am happy with my motor guide xi5 and it does a great job as far as spot lock goes, however I got...
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