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Looks like I need a new outboard engine

Fried my old one. If anyone could point me in the direction of a good deal, I'd be eternally grateful. I just need a 6 hp, not too concerned about 2 or 4 stroke. Don't need an alternator, the solar panel works great for the bats! I'm in the Baltimore/ Washington area, so I could pick up around there. I've seen some internet deals but don't want to limit myself to that.
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What ever you get make sure it's not a 15 inch if its for a sailboat. I did once. When ever the boat rocked over the waves it would leave the water and scream. It will drive you nuts. Long shafts for sailboats - at least 20 inches.
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Be aware the four-stroke motors will be much heavier than the two-stroke models. Also, the advice about the long shaft is a good one.
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