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Old 04-23-2007
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Originally Posted by CosmosMariner
I ordered my 1987 25' watkins new with a 12 hp long shaft ob mounted on the transom. The transom does have a reinforcing backing plate.
Primary difference is your boat was designed with the use of an outboard auxilliary from the beginning. The OP's boat was not. Yours has a reinforced transom, the OP's boat probably does not.
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