Well you know I started the thread. I am pretty confident that I read it, I do appreciate everyones feedback....perhaps I should go back and read it again, hmmm... I did I did go back and read and I did leave it open to opinion. I suppose I should have been more specific. thanks again! - - - Updated - - - ok folks do you think I should buy a boat or take someones daughter to a casino? - - - Updated - - - ahmitchell 1 I am asking on here for input away from the boating forums just to get a variety of answers. That part seems to be working well. What do you think about powering a 20-22ft CC about 1850 lbs. with a 150 hp ? like I said originally lite fishing and island (sand bar) hopping not planning on putting alot of weight in it.