scorpion fulldeck question

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norman simmons
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scorpion fulldeck question

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i have a 12 foot scorpion with a 0360 on it , it has a 6 inch transom , its 7'5 wide and i was wounderning if i could put a straight valve 540 and get it to float that weight ?

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Re: scorpion fulldeck question

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Just add weight to make up the difference
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theres been on for sale on here for awhile with an upstack 540..... i new a guy who had a 550 cont . on one so i would say yes!
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Re: scorpion fulldeck question

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what is the weight diff in a 360 widedeck vs a straight valve small journal 540 ?
i have only about two or three inches of free board when im sitting

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I have an o470 on mine. It sits low but it is fine.

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I have a 6-1/2 transom 7'8 wide Hancock with a 220 gpu and floats just above the deck with no poly. Take a picture of the transom, I would like to see it.
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