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CP19 OUTBOARD PREFERENCE

Discussion in 'Com-Pac' started by hunterb4, Jul 12, 2018. Add this thread to a FAQ

  1. hunterb4

    hunterb4

    Joined Jul 11, 2018
    3 posts, 1 likes
    ComPac 16,19
    Nomad; WindShadow US Panama City, FL
    Of all the outboards available today what has been your preference for a Com-Pac 19?
    When I started with my CP16 years ago the Johnson 1.5 HP got me in and out of marinas quite nicely. But it proved too light for strong head winds.

    Recently I came up with a brand new Folding Three from Mercury. Are any of you old enough to remember that one?

    Bob Burgess
     


  2. jssailem

    jssailem

    Joined Oct 22, 2014
    7,222 posts, 2,759 likes
    CAL 35 Cruiser
    US Salem, Moored Port Everett WA
    No. But I saw a working hand cranked Evinrude in a museum Tuesday.
     


  3. hunterb4

    hunterb4

    Joined Jul 11, 2018
    3 posts, 1 likes
    ComPac 16,19
    Nomad; WindShadow US Panama City, FL
     


  4. hunterb4

    hunterb4

    Joined Jul 11, 2018
    3 posts, 1 likes
    ComPac 16,19
    Nomad; WindShadow US Panama City, FL
    Museums are where most of these end up, I guess. Tucked away in the corner of my garage I spotted one I had saved from childhood since it had belonged to my dad. It was a hand crank propeller that attached to a boat's transom. Turning it as you cranked guided the direction you went.
     


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