GAS motor on two end canoe
Posted by: old_user on Jul-12-12 5:20 AM (EST)
please provide any suggestions, experience, photos, videos etc. of using gas motors on standard two end canoe. Thank you.
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Posted by: old_user on Jul-16-12 8:05 AM (EST)
I use a 2.5 HP outboard on a 18' canoe mounted on a side transom. Works well. Be sure to place it a comfortable distance behind you so it's easy to reach yet not so close it's in the way. The tank can be on the top of the motor or it may be a remote tank with a hose. It depends on the type of outboard you have.
Posted by: old_user on Jul-16-12 2:47 PM (EST)
Posted by: old_user on Jul-17-12 8:20 AM (EST)
Posted by: old_user on Jul-17-12 9:56 PM (EST)
Posted by: old_user on Jul-18-12 5:55 AM (EST)
thank you very much for your posts
Posted by: old_user on Jul-20-12 12:58 PM (EST)
Doesn't putting a motor on it take out the point of a canoe?
Try an oar rig instead.|
Posted by: FrankNC on Jul-27-12 4:16 PM (EST)
Rowing is easier than paddling. Oars costs less, smell better and are not as attractive to thieves. Rowing and trolling is a great way to find the fish.
Posted by: Big_D on Jul-29-12 8:35 PM (EST)
They still float just fine.