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Old 12-07-2007, 05:49 PM
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Default Allison vs Merlin Geared Engines

Here is an excellent article on the Allison and Merlin engines.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allison_V-1710

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Old 12-07-2007, 09:54 PM
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Here is an excellent article on the Allison and Merlin engines.
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I think you'll be happier with a Lycoming than one of these alternative engines John. They really aren't that reliable. Too complicated, and not enough service history in our application.
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Old 12-08-2007, 11:56 AM
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I think you'll be happier with a Lycoming than one of these alternative engines John. They really aren't that reliable. Too complicated, and not enough service history in our application.
he's right,
but did fail to mention there is also enough horsepower in either to tear the skin off a RV
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