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Bagged a Nice Clean '68 18hp Evinrude 11 months 3 weeks ago #131565

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On, a roll here, got a decent '56 15hp Jhsn. yesterday, A nice clean '68 18hp Evinrude, today... Meanwhile I missed a nice '77 25hp Elec. Evinrude, (for 300) right in my town!
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Bagged a Nice Clean '68 18hp Evinrude 11 months 3 weeks ago #131568

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Good-running engines, they are, and very easy to work on. Nice Score!
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Bagged a Nice Clean '68 18hp Evinrude 11 months 3 weeks ago #131576

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Nice grab! Sorry one got away. Happens every time I leave the landing net home. We had a 5hp a bit older I think that had that same shape. First motor I learned to operate on a 9 foot Starcraft flat bottom. Loved the motor, but some yahoos cut the logging chain and stole it in the 60's or I would still have it. I used to see plenty of people pulling skiers with that 18 back in the 60's . Seemed a small Alumacraft would fly with one of those babies. Keep up the good blood hound work finding motors.

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Bagged a Nice Clean '68 18hp Evinrude 11 months 2 weeks ago #131627

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Thanks, I must be reliving the childhood I never had...lol I grew up with grandpa's '56, 14' Aluminum FD, with a '56 3hp Evinrude... I dreamed of an 18hp back then... Now I've got 4, 14' aluminum's, & 6 old 18hp's ...

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Bagged a Nice Clean '68 18hp Evinrude 11 months 2 weeks ago #131644

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Love that engine. Learned how to ski behind one just like that. Of course I was about 150# lighter.

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