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#2934442 - 09/06/12 04:38 PM Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN
Trapper John
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Registered: 03/13/99
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Loc: Murfreesboro,TN/Decaturville, ...

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Any suggestions? I've got a '93 50 HP Mercury which was left to me by my grandfather when he died. We do the basic maintenance on it, but I foresee it needing some more intensive care in the future. Carburetor, impeller, top to bottom inspection and so forth. I'm just planning ahead. I might try to get it done before next summer if all goes well. Just looking for suggestions on good places to take it if I decide to let a pro deal with it.

The thing has run like a champ with basic maintenance until recently and I'm not nearly good enough to want to tear it apart on my own. Like I said, just planning ahead.

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#2934662 - 09/06/12 08:06 PM Re: Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN [Re: Trapper John]
Buccaneer
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Registered: 08/29/06
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Loc: Hendersonville

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Call Marine Electric Service in Hendersonville - Great guy on Mercury outboards

Marine Electric Service
112 Mid Town Ct, Hendersonville, TN(
615) 824-3205

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#2934684 - 09/06/12 08:21 PM Re: Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN [Re: Buccaneer]
fishboy1
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Registered: 01/13/03
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Loc: Warren Co

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I had a guy on Sulfur Springs Road ? Up by Smyrna fix my 60 Johnson. Did a good job. Decent turn around during spring rush.

Not sure where I put his card. Sorry.
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#2935034 - 09/07/12 06:49 AM Re: Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN [Re: fishboy1]
Trapper John
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Registered: 03/13/99
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Thanks. I'll check both and see who can do what.

I think the Smyrna guy is a friend of my dad's father. He was recommended once before.

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#2936512 - 09/08/12 04:32 PM Re: Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN [Re: Trapper John]
agelesssone
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Registered: 08/02/12
Posts: 179
Loc: Tennessee, USA

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Boatmasters in Murfreesboro. Steve Eakes....615-202-7978

Does excellent work and very reasonable on his prices.

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#2936548 - 09/08/12 05:52 PM Re: Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN [Re: agelesssone]
raywa
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Registered: 05/19/09
Posts: 117
Loc: Mt Juliet Tn

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TK Walker
Lebanon, Tennessee
615-347-8277

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#2942621 - 09/13/12 08:31 PM Re: Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN [Re: raywa]
JimFromTN
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Registered: 07/14/08
Posts: 1469
Loc: Nashville, TN

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I have always taken my boats to Bubba Neely.


Bubba Neely Marine Sales and Service
1601 57th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37209‎
(615) 269-4066

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#2943430 - 09/14/12 12:38 PM Re: Outboard Maintenance and Repair in Middle TN [Re: JimFromTN]
waynesworld
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Registered: 05/13/12
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those little ones are not that hard to do and may not need much. I just got a older 25hp merc and the guy had it to a shop when I looked at it it would not start without putting gas in the carb. so i just bought the carb kit and rebuilt it never doing one before. runs like a champ now.
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