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Video Boat Review Transcript
This economy, it’s made life tough. It’s made it hard for everybody. But that doesn’t mean we’re gonna stop fishing. That’s one of the reasons we reviewed Starweld’s 1600. We wanted to find out if you can have a boat this inexpensive that still does the trick.
Now Bill, this boat planes really easily. We’re only doing about 12 mph, we’re still getting better than 5-6 mpg. What advantages does the E-TEC have when it comes to planing out quickly?
Bill Clauser, Evinrude Outboards: Well the two stroke E-TECs are generally lighter than four strokes. Which means it takes less forward motion of the boat to get the back of the boat to come up, so the nose falls over.
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