In response to the questions:
A1: The boat handled the weight just fine, but I would not want to have a heavier motor.
A2: I don’t have trim tabs and don’t feel I need them.
A3: The boat remains dry with the scuppers above the waterline at rest.
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- Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:43 pm
- Forum: PERFORMANCE
- Topic: 1997 Outrage 17 II Re-power
- Replies: 23
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I repowered my 1996 Outrage 17 II with an E-TEC 150 in 2013. I replaced the original 1996 Evinrude 150. The E-TEC at 425-lbs weighs about 50-lbs more than the original engine, and it is the maximum weight recommended by Boston Whaler. I am running a 15-pitch Enertia propeller which results in a top ...
I have a 1996 Outrage 17 with a 2011 E-TEC 150 mounted two-holes up. After experimenting with a few propellers I settled on a Mercury ENERTIA with a pitch of 15. With this I get maximum engine speed of 5700-RPM--within the optimum recommended by Evinrude--and a top speed of approximately 46-MPH SOG ...
- Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:51 am
- Forum: TRIPS and RENDEZVOUS
- Topic: NYC to Quebec via Hudson River
- Replies: 14
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I live on northern Lake Champlain and I can confirm that it is not uncommon to have 2-3 foot chop with a very short period between waves. Typically during the summer the prevailing winds are from the south, so given the lake's north-south orientation it can get rough on a windy day. My boat is much ...