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#11109372 - 09/17/15 10:31 AM Prop help
harvey walker Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/24/12
Posts: 404
Loc: waco
I had a 131/2 X 25 4 bladed prop that was slow to get up on plan but would run the boat about 60mph. I put a 12 1/2 X 23 5 bladed on, get on plan fast but can only get about 47 mph at a lot higher rpm. What would you suggest. Also I have a 9" jack plate and have never change the setting on it. The 4 bladed prop makes my boat porpoise at low speeds.

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#11109416 - 09/17/15 10:50 AM Re: Prop help [Re: harvey walker]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 11861
Loc: Plano,Texas
I would post this in the boats/motors section.

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#11109473 - 09/17/15 11:15 AM Re: Prop help [Re: harvey walker]
B.Hollingshead Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 2044
Loc: ft.worth
Need more info..Boat/motor..I would also call steves custom props at Lake Fork, he will be able to tell you exactly
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#11109478 - 09/17/15 11:17 AM Re: Prop help [Re: harvey walker]
MikeSouza Online   happy
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/13/08
Posts: 1756
Loc: Ardmore, Ok
What kind of boat and motor?
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#11109493 - 09/17/15 11:27 AM Re: Prop help [Re: B.Hollingshead]
5Redman8 Online   content
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Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 3044
Loc: Forney
Originally Posted By: B.Hollingshead
Need more info..Boat/motor..I would also call steves custom props at Lake Fork, he will be able to tell you exactly


Do this and he will take care of it.
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Originally Posted By: Dubee
People wanting to learn, watching idiots that don't know what they are doing doesn't help anyone.

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#11110190 - 09/17/15 05:10 PM Re: Prop help [Re: harvey walker]
C.O.D Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/06/13
Posts: 131
Loc: lake fork tx
Steve's will get it right for you. After 9 years I decided to change my setup and had them rework my prop. It is like a new boat now.
I wish I would have done it a long time ago.

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