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zapad
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prop select

#1 Post by zapad » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:38 am

HELLO NEW MEMBER FROM CA. I HAVE A 2008 CRESTLINER 1685 PONTOON WITH A NEW 25 HP MERCURY ENGINE JUST BOUGHT IT I KNOW ITS UNDER POWERED WHAT IS THE BEST PROP TO USE TO GET A LITTLE MORE SPEED OUT OF IT

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Re: prop select

#2 Post by FLOUNDERPOUNDER225 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:19 am

you would need to tell us, what prop you currently have, is it in good shape or beaten up, what is your current wide open throttle (WOT) RPM and GPS speed (Knots or MPH). it's kind of a rough equation, and you gave us no factors for input.. if you have no prop, a 9 pitch might be a starting point
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Re: prop select

#3 Post by zapad » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:37 pm

THERE IS A 11 INCH PICH PROP ON IT NOW I HAVEN'T HAD THE BOAT IN THE WATER YET ENGINE ONLY RUN IN BARREL THE PROP CAME WITH THE ENGINE I GUESS THE BEST THING TO DO IS TRY IT OUT AND SEE WHAT IT DOES I REALLY DON'T EXPECT MUCH FROM THE 25 HP ENGINE THANKS

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