PROPELLER QUESTION

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STYME59
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PROPELLER QUESTION

#1 Post by STYME59 » Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:10 pm

Thinking of changing my prop for better performance for a pontoon boat. i have an older 1996 40hp merc. any suggestions?
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Re: PROPELLER QUESTION

#2 Post by teecro » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:08 am

What is your current speed and RPM and what dimensions is the existing prop? But to be truthful there is not gonna be much performance improvement from a 40 hp motor on a big pontoon...
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Re: PROPELLER QUESTION

#3 Post by STYME59 » Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:01 pm

checked my speed and rpm today. between 12-14 mph @ 5000 to 5200 rpm. my prop is 12" dia x 10 1/2 pitch.

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