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Where Can I Get Something Like This?

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Say, if I wanted to work on the boat and want to take the engine off and set it aside. Where can I get this type of engine mount and what is it called?

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It's an outboard motor dolly and can be ordered from lots of marine places. I've seen them in the "Big C" catalog as well. Problem is, most of them have a relatively low weight limit, so you can only use them for small outboards.

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Geez, the one in the pic looks homemade - a hand dolly, some angle steel, hunk of wood, and some bolts. Can get all that at your local hardware store. Take about 2 hrs to build.

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yeah it is home built but I was just using that as an example because I didn;t know what it was called.

My outboard is only a 9.9 and weighs about 100lbs only.

Do you know how much they would normally cost?

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Build your own out of a saw horse.........That is what I use and it has yet to fail me.........2x4s are tougher than you think for "resting" weight. I have a 20hp merc I use on a saw horse all the time..........

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