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 Posted: Thu Feb 12th, 2015 09:04 pm
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symons
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Hi all, i need to know honest opninions from anglers/boaters that have used the mercury 2 stroke 2+2 outboards, im looking to purchase 2 x 125hp 2006/7 models,but have no experience with them while fishing or trolling

supposedly they have issues when trolling where they keep on switching between 2 and 4 cylinders? Is this the case and is it realy so bad for offshore fishing?

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 Posted: Mon Feb 23rd, 2015 12:18 pm
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If it is the Optimax then it switches below certain revs, good motors and as light as a 4str when trolling, some early models (200hp) gave trouble.

They will be too heavy for your Seacat.....for another boat I presume??

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 Posted: Mon Feb 23rd, 2015 09:14 pm
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not the greatest of motors they not optimaxs which are direct injection two strokes

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