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    Bennington QX25 Build w/ Mercury 350 or 400

    Sorry for the delay, Yes I ordered the QX25, the dealer should be delivering it in the next week or two. If you are ever in the upstate near Lake Keowee I would be happy to give you a test ride. I went with the Mercury 400hp. Looking forward to getting it. I didnt go with the 425 Yamaha due to...
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    Bennington QX25 Build w/ Mercury 350 or 400

    Jeff The Mercury 400 was ~$11k cheaper than the Yamaha 425. Hope this clears it up Thanks Rodney
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    Bennington QX25 Build w/ Mercury 350 or 400

    Scott, Mainly the flywheel issue, somewhere in the 3,000-4,000rpm range after 80 hours of operating you will need the flywheel changed. This is the main reason Yamaha changed to a 5 year standard warranty on the F350. Also a Bennington dealer that is a Yamaha only dealer stated Yamaha is...
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    Bennington QX25 Build w/ Mercury 350 or 400

    Planning to order a new QX25 within the next week. I have talked myself out of going with the Yamaha 350 with all if the issues (fly wheel) I have read about online. This leave me with the Mercury Verado 350 & Mercury Verado 400 options. Does anyone have any experience with the Mercury 350 or...
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    Planning To Order a New Bennington Before Thanksgiving - What Size Motor?

    I personally like the naturally aspirated engines and that looks like the direction Mercury is taking with their new Verado V8's (and all of their new 4-stroke engines). At the end of the day its hard to beat displacement. My opinion the 350 supercharged engine is creating horse power...
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    Planning To Order a New Bennington Before Thanksgiving - What Size Motor?

    Wow.. 50mph with a 250hp sounds nice on a Q25.
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    Planning To Order a New Bennington Before Thanksgiving - What Size Motor?

    From what I have read the Mercury Verado 300 V8 is the more premium setup of the 300's that Mercury currently offers. The quietest engine and less vibration with the AMS.
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    Planning To Order a New Bennington Before Thanksgiving - What Size Motor?

    Hello, New to the forum. Any help / input would be greatly appreciated. I am planning to place a order for a new Bennington before Thanksgiving and plan to take delivery Feb/March 2020 The boat I plan to order is a QX25 Swing Back with the Arch Top My questions are regarding motor options...
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