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outboard motor

[′au̇t‚bȯrd ′mōd·ər]
(naval architecture)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This month you can make a great deal on a new Suzuki Outboard Motor. You need to hurry down to your local Suzuki Marine Dealer and pick out the new Suzuki outboard model that you want,' said Gus Blakely, - Vice President of Marine Sales.
3 meters in length with 30 horsepower outboard motor and built-in heavy-duty transom with stainless support plate.
It has a classroom, barracks, and an outboard motor maintenance laboratory.
In the Philippines, it is the first outboard motor company that is directly represented by the manufacturer, with a multinational company handling the business.
After the successful trial, Waterman worked with the Caille Brothers Company to build the first air-cooled production models of the outboard motor. Caille, which made slot machines and had never built an internal-combustion engine, made 25 of the machines for Waterman; the lawyer sold 24 and kept one for himself.
Apparently it had belonged to a local man who decided that a novel way of getting to a neighbouring island was by bathtub, hence the outboard motor. The record shows he achieved the feat, but at a cost.
Since 1987, when it won the first-ever US National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award with DT200 Exante, Suzuki outboard motors have won the award seven times in the past, such as with DF60/70 in 1997, DF250 in 2003, DF40A/50A in 2011, and DF300AP in 2012, bringing innovation to the outboard motor technologies.
It was fitted with a small outboard motor which enabled the gourd to travel at about one or two knots.
"The purist in me just wanted to stick an outboard motor on the pumpkin and go, but the experts told me that I would never make it over the first big wave" - Dmitri Galitzine, who has turned two gigantic pumpkins into a sea-going craft.
Between November 4 and 5, thieves stole a Mercury outboard motor from Kielder and between November 11 and 15, a Suzuki outboard motor was also taken from Derwent Reservoir.
They made off with a outboard motor from a rubber dingy which was inside.
A switch from steel to polyphthalamide for an outboard motor component has reduced the parts count, lowered weight and cut cost.