Diesel Stern Drive Armstrong Bracket System

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I just read an article in Soundings Magazine about a new product that incorporates Yanmar diesel engines into an Armstrong Bracket system. It can be bolted to a transom using through-bolts ( a lot of them). They showed photos of a 25' Parker Pilothouse with the new contraption. It is stern drive and is housed INSIDE the swim platform-bracket with a hydraulic "hood" that opens up to work on the motor. Wild concept- they claim it is the same weight as the outboards typically installed on this boat. This is available to the public to buy.
 

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bang bang bang !

looking at that hull - i can't imagine running that rig in a chop - those modified v parkers,they will beat you to death !

that power set up - looks terrible
i can't imagine the galvanic corrosion problems that will occur,when the inexperienced people paint that set up with a copper based antifouling paint...
 

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