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Old 04-11-2003
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outboard Motor Mount

I just bought my first boat, an Oday Mariner (20''). It did not come with an outboard, but I already have a 5hp that I would like to use with it. I can put the motor right on the transom edge without using a motor mount, but shouldn''t I get a motor mount anyway? I am also incredibly nervous about drilling into my boat to put on the mount. Is this a job I could research and do myself or should I have someone experienced do it so I don''t mess up anything? Any suggestions, information, or how to would be appreciated.
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