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what size motor for a 14 ft

1657 Views 9 Replies 9 Participants Last post by  heatdabeat
hey guys i jusr got a 14 ft jon boat and now i am looking for a motor what size should i go with so it wont be underpowered? what would be idea?l i will be making most of my runs from 1 to 5 miles from the ramp to the hunting spot and it will be a mixture of creeks rivers and open water
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10 or 15 hp should do the trick just right a 6 or 8 will get you there but tough to plane when fully loaded
anything bigger than a 15 in an outboard is going to be overkill unless is wider than 50 inches. the boat will last alot longer without problems if you don't overpower
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