Recommendations for outboard tech in Kitsap?

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  1. Graham Young

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    After a less than impressive and expensive service and repair last year, I'm hoping someone has a recommendation for a reliable outboard tech in the Bainbridge-Bremerton area - in this case for a 1990s Yamaha 2-stroke. Inquiries to outboard owners on BI usually results in a response (usually preceded by either laughter and/or tightening of facial muscles) alone the lines of "if you find one, let me know, because the last one I used was …….(fill in the blanks)".

    Cheers

    Graham
     
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    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    Sande Boat Works in Belfair?
     
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    I only had one interaction with Roys Marine in Poulsbo, but it was positive.
     
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    Thanks both.
     
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    How about Mark Scott on BI? He owns a marina in South Kitsap and might give you positive advice.
     
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    TR, thank you, will follow that lead.
     
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    Travis Lopeman now owns Port Townsend Honda Shop. He is a very good mechanic and works on my Yamaha.

    An hour from Bainbridge wirh goid fishing along rhe way.

    Travis and i know each other from childhood, so I am biased, but he is honest and really knows outboards. Nobody in Jefferson County has any money, so he knows old 2-strokes as well as anyone ha
     
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    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    I'll buy that!
     
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    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    One side of the Sande family were neighbors of ours. Good folks. I know they ran a good shop back when they owned it.
     
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    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    I agree. They've been around a long time!
     
  11. Graham Young

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    Appreciate all the input. One kind soul PM'd me with a strong recommendation for someone on BI, who I've decided to go with after meeting with him. If anyone else is in the same position, PM me in a month or so and I'll let you know how it went.
     
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    funfisher Fish On!

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    I thought that Sande's went out of business. Roy's in Poulsbo treated me right.