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I'd point out that rebuilding a diesel can be far more cost-effective than going through the trouble and expense of getting an outboard and setting up a mounting system for it and all that. A decent 9.9 HP outboard is a couple grand... and underpowered for the boat at that.

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her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

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