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Old 07-02-2006
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I'd agree that the solid engine mounts are probably not such a good idea. They will transmit all the vibration to the rest of the boat, and that's probably not too good for the rest of the boat.

Also, the excess noise and vibration caused by the solid engine mounts are going to be a stressor on anyone working/living on the boat while the engine is being run... and that can cause mental fatigue and other problems, which can probably be avoided or reduced by using vibration isolating engine mounts.
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