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#12251724 - 05/18/17 12:14 PM Performance Question
Pilothawk Offline
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Registered: 01/14/03
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Took the little toon out for a quick shakedown run. Pontoons are clean, only me aboard, no extra equipment, and only five gallons of petrol. Most it would run is 5350 rpm. It a 90hp 4 stroke Yamaha. Website says rpm should be 5000-6000 at WOT.

So, is it doing what it should, or do I need o get a better prop to get me closer to the 6000 mark. Prop is the aluminum one the dealer put on it.
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#12252364 - 05/18/17 07:09 PM Re: Performance Question [Re: Pilothawk]
gary purdy Offline
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Yes.
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#12252417 - 05/18/17 07:44 PM Re: Performance Question [Re: Pilothawk]
Pat Goff Offline
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Get a big bladed toon prop. Huge difference.
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#12254541 - 05/20/17 09:51 AM Re: Performance Question [Re: Pilothawk]
gary purdy Offline
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Like Pat said do not get just any prop. It has to be a pontoon designated prop or you will experience prop blowout.
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#12254548 - 05/20/17 10:05 AM Re: Performance Question [Re: Pilothawk]
boocat Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
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Does yam have a prop select wizard of some kind? Pontoon forum has some discussion on prop performance.

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#12254550 - 05/20/17 10:06 AM Re: Performance Question [Re: Pilothawk]
boocat Offline
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#12254909 - 05/20/17 05:02 PM Re: Performance Question [Re: Pilothawk]
Pat Goff Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
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Call Steves prop at fork and get a powertech toon blade. I've rigged a fleet of toons that prop makes a huge difference.
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