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#2900545 - 08/08/12 04:05 PM Re: Boat prop question [Re: Dbllunger]
Baxter83
Good ol' Boys
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Registered: 09/03/08
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Go back with the 3 blade. Hole shot will be slower, but will gain back the top end. That's just the nature of the beast..
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#2900739 - 08/08/12 07:17 PM Re: Boat prop question [Re: ]
SES
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Registered: 10/13/11
Posts: 1313
Loc: Corryton, Tn

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 Originally Posted By: Swamphunter
Go over to BassBoatCentral.com and check into it. There are a lot of sharp Bullet guys there. Probably even someone with the same set up that has tried everything out there prop/set up wise.
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#2900871 - 08/08/12 08:28 PM Re: Boat prop question [Re: SES]
TeamMainStreet
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Registered: 08/30/07
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Loc: Union County,Tn

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Just to clarify, his original prop was a 4 blade also instead of a 3 like I had originally thought. He went from a 25p 4 blade to a 26p 4 blade. He ran it yesturday after moving the jp up and he got quiet a bit of top end back(73 mph) but is still blowing out pretty bad on takeoff. He is also throwing a tail about as tall as the cowl on the motor. I will check that website out guys. Thanks for that.
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#2901532 - 08/09/12 11:09 AM Re: Boat prop question [Re: TeamMainStreet]
Winchester
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Registered: 12/05/03
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Loc: TN

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Sounds like he has too much prop now, as raising the motor to help top end will likely hurt his holeshot and cause blowout!
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#2901666 - 08/09/12 01:08 PM Re: Boat prop question [Re: Winchester]
jfarm65
4 Point


Registered: 09/03/07
Posts: 132
Loc: wilson county tennessee

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The most important question is rpms. How many is he turning with his current set up at WOT?
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#2902083 - 08/09/12 08:02 PM Re: Boat prop question [Re: jfarm65]
TAFT McC
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Registered: 09/24/09
Posts: 169
Loc: wayne,tn

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Opti or Pro max merc n does it have low water? If it does keep jacking. Brand of prop makes as much difference as pitch,they all have there own personality no 2 are alike.
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