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Old 09-10-2006, 07:03 PM
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Gentleman -

I just purchased a 2000 30 Spectre with twin 300 Promax's. I have a few general questions. First, what does this rig weigh? Second, can anyone recommend props, both for general use (freshwater running, 2-4 people, cruising at 30-50 MPH, with some wide open runs) and top speed? How fast will this rig go?

Has Spectre done any 30's yet with twin 300XS's? What would I gain by rerigging with those motors?

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Old 09-10-2006, 07:20 PM
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Hey Mike I Dont Know From Experience I Have A 28 Skater With 300x On It But You Should Weight Around 4500 Top Speed Around 105 Problably A 14.5 32 3 Blade Merc Prop I Would Call Scott Conrad Out In Cal There The New Owner Of Spectere Should Be Able To Help You Good Luck Im Just Guesing On Those Specs
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JIMKID is right on as far as a regular set of props for every day pleasure boating a pair or 14.5 or 15 X 30 or 32 will run great all the time for you. www.ScreamAndFly.com is a great outboard site where you can usually find spare parts and props for sale. You've got yourself a great boat there, have fun and be safe.
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i know what mine runs. these were on a 75 degree day with minimal humidity...oh and cruise at 40-50...not gonna happen. in order for the boat to ride decent gotta be in the high 70's hull doesnt start to work until ya get in the high 70's...
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Are we talking Merc Cleavers only? What's the difference going to be between 14.5 and 15 diameter props? 30 pitch vs. 32? Is there a reason to go one way or the other? What's wrong with boat riding at 30-50 MPH? Are we talking about "the hop"?

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nah lil hop at that speed, but she will donkey kick and pound on the notch
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My 2001 with 300x's starts to hop at 50 and stops at 82 with out using my tab. Running 14.5 x 32 mazco's have merc 3 blade 15 x 32' s on the way.
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Call Scott Conrad (he owns Spectre) at SC Performance Marine in Huntington Beach Ca. Scott is very cool and very approachable. He'll be able to answer your questions.

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contact "lowblue320" here on the board he has a 30 Spector with 300 promax.....he knows his chit about this boaty....we ran it all weekend long and we were crusing about 82 mph.....that's funny crusing 30-50 mph on a boat that is capable of running 100 PLUS.......ifi'm not mistaken he's running 15 x34

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contact "lowblue320" here on the board he has a 30 Spector with 300 promax.....he knows his chit about this boaty....we ran it all weekend long and we were crusing about 82 mph.....that's funny crusing 30-50 mph on a boat that is capable of running 100 PLUS.......ifi'm not mistaken he's running 15 x34

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I have 300 promax not X's....I had 15 1/2 x 35 and lost a prop and ordered 15x32's the boat had really hard acceleration but was banging on the limiters, so we sent the back and got 15x34, boat has better attitude and midrange but still bangs the limiters whem trimmed out....deff. better top end with the 15 1/2 x 35 Mercury Cleavers..
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