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Originally Posted by JimMcGee View Post
Something no one has mentioned is doing some legwork up front. Ask around the dock for recommendations for good shops and shops to avoid.

Sometimes a few conversations can save you a lot of grief.
Now THIS my friend is one thing I wish I would have done. Great advice and perhaps I did not think it was necessary for a small outboard. I know many people at the marina who could have definitely pointed me to a shop with better prices. Wait until I tell them the story this weekend or when I see them again. I bet they will have to pick their jaw up off the ground when I tell them what I paid. Oh well, I move on now and good to know it runs great.
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