A small motor like that as I said is way easier to maintain so I think will be a little safer to buy used. They may be cheaper new Ill have to check and make sure first though. The reason I would go new with the motor is for the warranty.
And I'm down for a fishing trip for sure man!
How fun would it be to get some MMAF guys/girls to go fishing? I've been dying to go camping, and plan to do so as soon as I get my boat.
Get some fishing done, hiking, talk and bullshizzle over the fire while cooking the catch, I'm so freaking ready to go camping I can't even explain it.