bill43 wrote:For the original poster I would make this suggestion. If you are going to get an EBADS I would get a thirteen h.p. motor. I fear you may feel underpowered with the load you described. I ran an EBADS last year with a 7hp and it was ok, but....there will be a 13 on it this year. Overall it's a great boat and Tom is a good guy to deal with for sure.
A 13HP huh? I haven't ordered my motor yet, so that's still up in the air. Other than the occasional pull (sled of decoys or another layout), I cannot really think of a situation where I would need that much 'giddy-up'. Maybe getting out on the river more HP would be nice, but I have a 9.9HP I would use for that.
bill, what types of situations did you run your setup and need more HP? Is there anything I might be not considering or that I should be mindful of when choosing engine size?