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  • Lewis E. Gordon
    May 29 7:37 PM
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      Mike,

      I was by AutoCross Friday. Later in the week I should be by their
      again and will stop in and see what is available. Will post any prices
      and info I find.

      Thanks,
      Lewis

      --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Dolph" <jdolph@s...> wrote:
      > Lewis, it appears the little Yanmar diesels made in Brasil are
      > avilable as far north as Nicaragua. They list an authotized dealer
      > there:
      >
      > AUTOMOTORES CROSS S.A.
      > KM. 3 1/2 CARRETERA SUL
      > MANAGUA
      > 505 266-1893
      > 505 266-4827
      >
      > one of these might be just the thing for your purposes.
      >
      > Mike Dolph
      >
      > --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, "Lewis E. Gordon"
      > <l_gordon_nica@y...> wrote:
      > > John,
      > >
      > > I have a 16 year old 5 HP Long shaft Nissan, and it is a real work
      > > horse. It has been used on everything from a 9 foot dingy, a 13 foot
      > > transom sterned canoe, to a 18 or 19 foot local "panga" here on lake
      > > Nicaragua. On the heavy panga, loaded to the gunnells with fishing
      > > nets and firewood it still moved right along on regular 18 km trips
      > > "to the city".
      > >
      > > All three boats you mentioned seem very suited, but I wouldn't be
      > > afraid to put the 5 HP Nissan on Punch if that is the boat you
      > really
      > > want to build.
      > >
      > > Lewis
      > > Grenada, Nicaragua
      > >
      > > --- In AtkinBoats@yahoogroups.com, jkohnen@b... wrote:
      > > > Welcome aboard Jon! If I was thinking of a boat for a 10 hp.
      > > outboard (and I
      > > > actually was keeping an eye out for a four stroke 10 horse until I
      > > found a 5
      > > > hp. Nissan real cheap the other day) I'd look at Punch and Elon
      > Jessup:
      > > >
      > > > http://www.boat-links.com/Atkinco/Oar/Punch.html
      > > >
      > > > http://www.boat-links.com/Atkinco/Oar/ElonJessup.html
      > > >
      > > > Now that I've got the Nissan my outboard boat dreams have grown a
      > bit
      > > > smaller, probably Sprite:
      > > >
      > > > http://www.boat-links.com/Atkinco/Oar/Sprite.html
      > > >
      > > > Punch would handle three big men easily, they'd be a load for
      > Sprite...
      > > >
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