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post #2 of Old 11-16-2010
deniseO30
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it's a pretty common situation on most outboard sailboats. The larger the "plate" the less flex you will get. We used 1/4" alum plate on the hunter 23 I had, it was overkill even though the 10 hp merc was heavy and more then the boat needed.

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