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Operating Checks; Pre-Operating Check List; Propeller 6 - Craftsman GAMEFISHER 225.582590 Owner's Manual

25 horsepower outboard motor with 6 gallon remote tank
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OPERATION
PRE-OPERATING
CHECK LIST
_1 Boat
is rated
for
motor
horsepower
and
load
conditions.
I_1 Operator
knows
safe
navigation,
boating
and
operating
procedures.
I_1 All needed safety equipment is on board, in good
condition and easy to reach.
I_1 Motor is operating
normally.
If the motor is hard to
start
or is not running
well, have repairs
made
before leaving
dockside.
I_
Fuel supply is O.K.
!_1 Use only recommended
gasoline
and oil and use
only the correct
mixture.
I_1 There
are no fuel leaks.
I_l Propeller
is not fouled
or damaged.
I_1 A spare propeller
is on board.
I_1 The correct
anchor
and lines are on board.
I_1 All anchor and mooring
lines are neatly coiled out
of the way.
[_l Recreational
equipment
and
fishing
gear
is
stowed securely.
[_
Bilge is pumped
and there are no water leaks.
1_1 Passengers
are safely on board.
[_1 The area is clear for operation. Operator is aware
of other boats,skiers,divers,swimmers,etc.
[_
Boat is loaded evenly from front to rear.
[_1 Operator
has read
and understood
the entire
owner's manual
Check tightness of stem bracket clamp screws.
A
Figure 11
IMPORTANT:
NEVER
RUN MOTOR
OUT OF WA-
TER AND NEVER
RUN MOTOR
UNLESS
WATER
PUMP IS WORKING
NORMALLY
OR OVERHEAT-
ING AND MOTOR
DAMAGE
MAY RESULT.
OPERATING
CHECKS
1. Operator has carried out pre-operation checklist.
2. Check that a steady stream of water (A) is coming
out of the water pump indicator hose when the
motor is idling (Figure 11).
3. If motor is new, follow all break-in procedures.
4, Operate cautiously and get to know how your
boat handles before continued use.
5. Adjust motor angle if necessary.
PROPELLER
Your engine is equipped with a general duty pro-,
peller which should give you good all around op-
erating characteristics
on a typical
boat for this
size engine. Your propeller is correct for your ap-
plication if the motor runs within the recommend
operating range at full throttle (See page 4).
If
your motor RPM is too high or low, you should re-
prop your motor (See Page 6 Accessories)
for
your application.
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