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How to hook up twin Mark 30's 3 years 2 weeks ago #125238

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Has anyone done twin Mark 30's, Mark 55's, or something similar? I'm looking at a 14' Lone Star Cornado (tin).

Do I need a special throttle control for this? I'm not going to use the electric start function with these just yet. We'll see long that lasts but I'm trying to keep the boat light.

For steering, I've seen rods connected from the back of the motors, but the boat has fins and the cable pulley comes through those. Here are some imageshort of the fins.





Thanks for the help.

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1972 10' Tri-Cat 3
[Building] 10' Glen-L Squirt

Re:How to hook up twin Mark 30's 3 years 2 weeks ago #125247

twin controls single or double lever. a bar between the motors and hook the cables to each of the motors.

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Thanks for the reply. Seems easy enough! I'll post some pics when I get everything lined up.

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1960 14' Speed Queen
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Re:How to hook up twin Mark 30's 3 years 2 weeks ago #125275

sounds good just hook it up like a single with a bar between them . another way is to put a attaching point in the middle of the bar.

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Re:How to hook up twin Mark 30's 3 years 2 weeks ago #125282

Here is my twin 500's


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Re:How to hook up twin Mark 30's 3 years 2 weeks ago #125316

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Thanks for the picture, looks like a sweet ride! What's it cruise at?

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Re:How to hook up twin Mark 30's 3 years 2 weeks ago #125317

have not run it yet, but I am shooting for 40-45 mph should be doable.

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