Outboard brand question for 115hp

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Outboard brand question for 115hp


Post by minnlud » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:04 pm

Hi, I'm having an 18' CC welded using a Specmar Orca plan. The builder priced the package with a Merc 115hp but says it's up to me to choose the brand I prefer. I've had one good experience and one bad experience running Mercs. Are particular brands more reliable in the 115hp category than others? Is there a "consumers reports" for outboards? The local dealers are Merc, Yamaha, and Honda. Thanks!

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Re: Outboard brand question for 115hp


Post by Chaps » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:51 pm

They are all good engines, I'd go out and check the dealer service departments and see who has their act together
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