Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
ToasterWEyes, brokefish, FMiller2016, LathGage, Daniel1998
106339 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 86889
hopalong 78788
Pilothawk 75534
JDavis7873® 67385
John175 ® 65706
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 58848
Tritonman 57701
LoneStarSon® 53682
SkeeterRonnie 53096
facebook
Forum Stats
106339 Members
61 Forums
811653 Topics
10246936 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12255015 - 05/20/17 07:11 PM Mercury Optimax 115/Nitro/Laser 2 22p
JDJ01 Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/24/14
Posts: 255
Loc: Keller, TX
I am looking for some guidance. I have a Nitro 482 with a Merc 115 and a 22p laser prop. I don't have an Rpm guage working right now but I have some other details: boat is 1350# loaded with gear and myself, 3/4 tank gas and empty live well, boat comes on plane with no issue. My concern is when another adult male and a full livewell are added to the equation, I can't hardly get on plane and with an empty live well, it still takes a long time to get out of the hole. Is there someone who can spool me up on the correct set up with my prop (pvs) or if I need to change the 22p out

Top
#12255052 - 05/20/17 07:39 PM Re: Mercury Optimax 115/Nitro/Laser 2 22p [Re: JDJ01]
txmasterpo Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/10/12
Posts: 5354
Loc: Emory
What kind of 115? Inline 4 cylinder or optimax
_________________________
http://www.trccovers.com

"What goes on around you compares little with what goes on inside you."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Top
#12255055 - 05/20/17 07:41 PM Re: Mercury Optimax 115/Nitro/Laser 2 22p [Re: JDJ01]
JDJ01 Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/24/14
Posts: 255
Loc: Keller, TX
Optimax

Top
#12255286 - 05/20/17 11:12 PM Re: Mercury Optimax 115/Nitro/Laser 2 22p [Re: JDJ01]
txmasterpo Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 11/10/12
Posts: 5354
Loc: Emory
You are underpowered is most of your problem....a 6" jack plate and some work on your prop might help.... I have a laser II that Steve B&Bed and cupped.....felt like I got a new motor.... 22 P is the right prop for the motor....you want to turn 5850 or 5900 wide open.
_________________________
http://www.trccovers.com

"What goes on around you compares little with what goes on inside you."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Top
#12255302 - 05/20/17 11:40 PM Re: Mercury Optimax 115/Nitro/Laser 2 22p [Re: JDJ01]
2015fordnut Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 1835
Loc: Garland, TX
Call these guys and the will get you setup dialed in.

http://stevescustomprops.com/
_________________________



Top
#12255511 - 05/21/17 08:53 AM Re: Mercury Optimax 115/Nitro/Laser 2 22p [Re: JDJ01]
JDJ01 Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/24/14
Posts: 255
Loc: Keller, TX
yea, I figured most my problems are because the hull is not maxed out to the HP rating. It's perfect for just me which is how I fish 80% of the time but man it sure would be nice to hop up on plane with no effort while I have a loaded LW and another anger! I'll check out steves in hopes of a cheap alternative to a new 150!

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide