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#12713372 - 04/12/18 10:30 AM prop selection for buddy
joho5 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/08
Posts: 2994
Loc: Abbott, TX
Helping a buddy get a Nitro setup.

1996 180TF (17.5ft)
1996 Tracker (Mercury Marine) 115hp motor

Coming with a 17p stainless prop (dont know brand)

To me that sounded wrong...motor is rated up to 5250rpm and it seems like the 17p would spin faster than that.

Obviously, we need to get it out and run it and see...but saying motor is healthy and working fine...what would be good pitch and type of prop for this boat.

Dont want to be a super dog out of the hole, but would like to take advantage as much top end as possible.

Mid 40's is fine.

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#12713424 - 04/12/18 10:52 AM Re: prop selection for buddy [Re: joho5]
T Bird Offline
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Registered: 03/07/10
Posts: 6105
Loc: Temple, Texas "Rail Town USA"
Found this set up data on Bass Boat Central.


96 Nitro 180TF 21" Laser II, Lowrance X87, X47EX, MinnKota 67#. JD - NH
91 115 Merc 56 mph (speedo).

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