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Re: Pepper's AF4 Grande

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  • thinwater2001
    I think a pair of twin turtle shell johnsons 6 or 8hp s would be very practical and cosmetically pleasing on an Af4-G.
    Message 1 of 39 , Nov 20 6:46 AM
      I think a pair of twin turtle shell johnsons 6 or 8hp's would be very practical and cosmetically pleasing on an Af4-G.

      --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "prairiedog2332" <nelsarv@...> wrote:
      >
      > Having an old Johnson this was wonderful news to me:-)
      >
      > I think in the current "reality" of fuel and new OB motor costs,
      > doodling along at 10 mph seems quite attractive. Then being able to
      > troll with the same motor is a plus.
      >
      > Bolger said that a planing hull that also ran nice and smoothly at
      > displacement speeds with little wake was a joy to use and would still
      > cover more ground than a sail boat the same size on average. Seems the
      > AF4 series are a nice consideration in that regard - in sheltered waters
      > of course.
      >
      > Nels
      >
      >
      > --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "thinwater2001" <thinwater2001@>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > The 1974 Johnson 6hp "kicker" or trolling motor I have as a sidekick
      > to the Yamaha 40hp jet, will push 10mph not yet planed. The kicker will
      > also run it as slow as 1.2mph reliably without dying with the factory
      > prop of unknown pitch.
      >
      > >
      > > FYI
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
    • thinwater2001
      I think a pair of twin turtle shell johnsons 6 or 8hp s would be very practical and cosmetically pleasing on an Af4-G.
      Message 39 of 39 , Nov 20 6:46 AM
        I think a pair of twin turtle shell johnsons 6 or 8hp's would be very practical and cosmetically pleasing on an Af4-G.

        --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "prairiedog2332" <nelsarv@...> wrote:
        >
        > Having an old Johnson this was wonderful news to me:-)
        >
        > I think in the current "reality" of fuel and new OB motor costs,
        > doodling along at 10 mph seems quite attractive. Then being able to
        > troll with the same motor is a plus.
        >
        > Bolger said that a planing hull that also ran nice and smoothly at
        > displacement speeds with little wake was a joy to use and would still
        > cover more ground than a sail boat the same size on average. Seems the
        > AF4 series are a nice consideration in that regard - in sheltered waters
        > of course.
        >
        > Nels
        >
        >
        > --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "thinwater2001" <thinwater2001@>
        > wrote:
        >
        > > The 1974 Johnson 6hp "kicker" or trolling motor I have as a sidekick
        > to the Yamaha 40hp jet, will push 10mph not yet planed. The kicker will
        > also run it as slow as 1.2mph reliably without dying with the factory
        > prop of unknown pitch.
        >
        > >
        > > FYI
        > >
        >
        >
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >
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