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General Information:

  • This model was painted all "Phantom Black."
  • The serial number was on a plate riveted to the swivel bracket above and between the clamp screws..
  • Serial numbers 2783253 thru 2886331 were 1970 models.
  • Serial numbers 2986444 thru 3148653 were 1971 models.
  • Serial numbers 3186263 thru 3493912 were 1972 models.
  • Merc 800's were produced as Merc 800E (Electric Starting, Short Shaft, with Alternator) and Merc 800EL (Electric Starting, Long Shaft, with Alternator).