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  1. Scotland Catch Reports
    Does anyone know a reliable company around Edinburgh and Midlothian that services outboards that won't rip you off. Iv got a mariner 60 Bigfoot in case the only do certain outboards. Thanks all
  2. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Hi guys, looking for a bit of help. I have just bought a fishing boat and been doing it up. I've come to the mercury 60hp efi 2004 outboard motor. It starts first go. Goes into neutral, forward and reverse. The problem I have is when I push the throttle right down the power isn't there at all...
  3. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Hi All, just acquired another 50hp outboard model which although had most of its bits, the gears were seized... Yey!! However, I'm looking for anyone else who has an old engine kicking about as i could do with a few bits. If anyone is out there, let me know. thanks.
  4. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Hi all, I have acquired a really really really old yamaha p200k 10hp probably 1970's maybe 60's. Does any know know anything about them? And copies of manuals etc would be amazing. Cheers Rob
  5. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Hi guys after some advice...recently bought a Honda 5hp 2007 motor and hardly been used....starts fine....but let's say u put the choke in to quick and it dies starting it again is a bugger....also couple of days ago launched from Chesil cove and done a few drifts for mackerel with engine in...
  6. Boating Classifieds
    Great reliable 2 cylinder, CDI ignition. Easy starter. +/- 150 Hours from new. Very economical on fuel and surprisingly punchy outboard. Serviced last week including new impeller and gear oil change. Flushed after every use. Can be seen running if required (advised for your own peace of mind!)...
  7. Boat Angling / Angling Afloat
    hi all, I have very nearly finished building an 8ft rowing boat, which I have a small 2hp outboard for and was thinking of taking it out at Morston or Blakeney and do a spot of fishing. Can anyone tell me if this is worth doing or could you suggest alternative sheltered waters. Cheers
  8. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Hi all So today I learnt that the ignition coil and condenser for my Yamaha P45 2hp outboard are discontinued. Anybody got any suggestions on where to find parts or other parts from similar models etc that may fit Any help would be greatly appreciated. Cheers
  9. Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance
    Hi all I have just acquired an old 2hp Yamaha p45 2 stroke outboard which typically does not run and was hoping for some ideas on fixing it. This is a run down of where I am with it as of today. The engine pulls freely and I have put new fuel in tank which is getting to the carb. I have...