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How many outboards do you have

Postby chris moody » 14 Nov 2017, 14:13

Another post on here has just made me count up how many outboard engines I have:

1 Honda BF50 4s
2 Tohatsu 9.8 2s
3 Honda 2 4s
4 Suzuki 2.5 4s

I really think I need to sell one next season.

How many outboards do you have?
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby Si Crowe » 14 Nov 2017, 15:06

i have a measly 2... a 2hp yam and 4 hp suzuki (both 2 stroke) but this had made me think about how many internal combustion engines i own...


2 x outboards,
1 x generator,
1 x lawn mower,
1 x car,
1 x motorbike
2 x 6l perkins sabres in the boat

fair to say i have my very own hole in the ozone..... :o :o :o :o :o :o
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby The Gurnard » 14 Nov 2017, 15:18

Dunno Chris..but now its winter..they tend to take over my house

Last time I looked there was one in my spare room at the back of the house

winterise2.jpg


and three in the spare room at the front of the house

winterise1.jpg


Come the spring..I may have some off spring to sell on too ?
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby Martin » 14 Nov 2017, 15:23

1) Suzuki DT 9 hp Smoker 1978 in mint condition
2) Suzuki DF 20hp efi - 2016

Following Si’s post...
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13 ltr volvo fh13 - diesel 480 bhp
Stihl chain saw smoker
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Air compressor - Honda petrol 4 stroke single
Nilfisk Alto diesel steam cleaner

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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby Si Crowe » 14 Nov 2017, 15:30

The Gurnard wrote:Dunno Chris..but now its winter..they tend to take over my house

Last time I looked there was one in my spare room at the back of the house

winterise2.jpg


and three in the spare room at the front of the house

winterise1.jpg


Come the spring..I may have some off spring to sell on too ?


that's quite perverted! i mean, what the hell are they doing in your bed??? :o :o

i've heard of man loving car.... but this....you carry on like this an you'll be on a register!!! :busted :busted :busted :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby The Gurnard » 14 Nov 2017, 15:38

It stops any water left in the leg freezing and splitting the casing Si..its c..c..cold up my neck of the woods.

Just thought it was normal winterising habit up north ? :scratch
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby Si Crowe » 14 Nov 2017, 15:42

The Gurnard wrote:It stops any water left in the leg freezing and splitting the casing Si..its c..c..cold up my neck of the woods.

Just thought it was normal winterising habit up north ? :scratch


lol... i'm sure! :lol:

there's me thinking that covering them and a couple of tube heaters with thermostat in a shed would work. you got polar bears??
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby The Gurnard » 14 Nov 2017, 16:01

Even the penguins migrate south Si.. I would move the beds out to the shed too.. but I don't have a shed. I don't mind them in the spare room..at least they don't snore the way my ex did..so I still get a good nights kip myself :D
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby pritch » 14 Nov 2017, 16:22

The Gurnard wrote:It stops any water left in the leg freezing and splitting the casing Si..its c..c..cold up my neck of the woods.

Just thought it was normal winterising habit up north ? :scratch

omg i thought you were joking :o
Do you not have central heating or do you just choose not to switch it on?
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Re: How many outboards do you have

Postby The Gurnard » 14 Nov 2017, 16:43

I don’t feel the cold Pritch ..with all my running around the hills I keep warm. I have a hot water bottle in my bed on the cold nights..but the outboards don’t get pampered..they have to get on with it. I don’t even have double glazing..so little point in central heating ?

Scale is hard to judge but these icicles lived outside my bedroom window last January..grew to around 3 feet in length before the spring thaw brought them down. I often heat a two penny piece in hot water ..then push it against the window on the frosty days..just so I can see out.

Bedroom window.jpg


I can never understand why folks down south want to go boating in winter ..I love sledging instead

Bedroom window2.jpg


A season for everything.. and its certainly not boating season in my world :o

With a bit of luck..the snow will have gone before the WWA in May ? ;-)

Chris..sorry for going off topic..so to help put it back on topic.. I have 0 generators :D
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