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Heyo - '93 Clone owner

68Corvette

New member
Just found the forum, have had the Fantasy version of the clone for about 15 years, guess I got a good hull, have pounded the hell out of it and no issues. 50 hp force (hate force but it came on it), 14p, 34 mph by gps. Since the force is a 93 not many prop choices, but 13p winds out with less speed.


Sayin hi, real interested in other o/b prop combos. Really want to finally dump the force.
 

1954bmw

Active member
Sweet looking little boat, on Scream and Fly, Wildman has one of those with a 225 horse Merc bolted to the transom.
 

68Corvette

New member
Sweet looking little boat, on Scream and Fly, Wildman has one of those with a 225 horse Merc bolted to the transom.

Wow.....bein a two stroke jetski guy, I always think about a conversion, but darned little room. Honestly a 60 merc would likely be perfect. The stern wave on stopping a 225 from a flank bell would be a sinker :)
 

68Corvette

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I'm in trouble now...mrs read some of the info in here and has decided on a 115 for the Playmate GT clone...I only wanted a 60. :brickwall: Any of you near Sebring FL, yell, I'm prob gonna need a hand putting one of those monsters on.
 

68Corvette

New member
Okay, call me slow. A year later and I've picked up the 115 Merc 6 cyl for the MX13 clone. Also posted on Scream n fly. Looking for info on jack plate, prop pitch. Going to run engine stock, then build till boat can GPS 60mph.
 

1954bmw

Active member
Did you pick up an old TOP Merc, are you sure that's a good idea, those engines are very old and isn't much hop up parts around. I would think there are alot more engine options available today??? And what did you do in the NAV???
 

68Corvette

New member
Did you pick up an old TOP Merc, are you sure that's a good idea, those engines are very old and isn't much hop up parts around. I would think there are alot more engine options available today??? And what did you do in the NAV???
Yeh it's an 86 TOP. Best year of them. It was supercheap so a nice base, and I know these old engines. I can get it to 150hp easily, I'm sure I'll outgrow it when 60mph isn't enough :). Fast attack submarine yoyo.
 

68Corvette

New member
yup. after rating change, which for merc was always understated anyway :). Outboards in my area have gone nutty in price the last couple of years. I'll get more for my 93 Force 50 than what I paid for this, it was a really good deal.
 

1954bmw

Active member
Come with the control box?? What shape is the wiring inside the wrap cover?? CDI has a good replacement. Yeah, prices are going nuts, you might want to keep an eye out for a chopper prop, just picked up a 22 pitch chopper in Fort Lauderdale, wonder what TSA thought of that in my checked luggage. And another thing, there is a guy on Scream and Fly that punches louvers in the wrap like the XS Mercs
 

68Corvette

New member
Come with the control box?? What shape is the wiring inside the wrap cover?? CDI has a good replacement. Yeah, prices are going nuts, you might want to keep an eye out for a chopper prop, just picked up a 22 pitch chopper in Fort Lauderdale, wonder what TSA thought of that in my checked luggage. And another thing, there is a guy on Scream and Fly that punches louvers in the wrap like the XS Mercs
Wiring looks good, one wire isn't connected, black yellow, which should go to shutoff/kill switch, isn't connected engine side. PO was manually grounding to stop engine. I have to figure that one out, could be it's meant to go to ground and it's a bad switch.
 
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