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    Hi Doug, I have just had another look at the 2642 and I think you have hit it on the head. It is the closest to my boat. Thank you so much for your help. I think you have solved the mystery. Regards Sid
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    $15 NZ is not too bad for a pair of Sullivan (US) 3ft pushrods (2 inners 2 outers plus 2 threaded rods 2 clevises, 2 clips and 2 keepers) makes it so much easier to make a set (or you can buy them as singles,- different lengths, sizes, $$ available) No worries about finding suitable tube for outers etc, then still having to buy clevises etc (or make Z bends) Not sure of the cost in UK etc,- perhaps they whack you with a bigger $ extraction stick up over ?
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    I did a lot of amp/watts/rpm and gps speed testing with my twin screw 4 foot fireboat, you might wnat to take a look. The quickest and easiest, and by far cheapest route is change from s prop to x prop thus increasing the pitch. They are real cheap to buy (plasic ones)so get a couple of sizes, start with the smallest. You can buy cheap inline amp meters, so using this you can see how the amp draw alters
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