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Old 03-07-2007, 10:25 PM
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Is a 5 blade prop going to break my drives more than a 4 blade prop? Thanks for the input.
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Yes,Yes,Yes. The 5 blade will bite harder and is less forgiving than the 4 blade,especially on re entry and very choppy conditions.Unless you are running big drives be prepared to brake parts.
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Originally Posted by bonecrusher
Is a 5 blade prop going to break my drives more than a 4 blade prop? Thanks for the input.
Yes
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Originally Posted by bonecrusher
...Thanks for the input.
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acually it can be smoother cause you have more blade in the water ask throtle up propellors they will tell you less vibration than 4 blades
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Originally Posted by JIMKID Motorsports
acually it can be smoother cause you have more blade in the water ask throtle up propellors they will tell you less vibration than 4 blades
This is very true. The greater the blade count the lesser the Harmonics. Therefore less stress on the drive, from a vibration stand point.

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Does anyone make two blades anymore?
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Jerry, I have a set of lab finished Bravo 34's if you are interested. They have no time on them and the diffuser ring is cut off. Let me know.

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Originally Posted by Pismo10
Does anyone make two blades anymore?
Drag racers use them.
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40 how much?
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