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Old 03-26-2007, 09:24 PM
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Hi all thanks for helping me. I have a 2000 Warlock 23 XRI with 454 mag mpi hits 68 gps with bravo3 and xr 27 props. Would switching to Bravo 1 increase my speed and whatnot or is it pointless to switch? Please advise me all you experts.
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Old 03-28-2007, 08:01 PM
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Anyone have any advise to offer?
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Are you in the right RPM range for your motor with the B3 and the current prop setup? B3 prop selection is limited, but they can be tweaked by a professional prop tuner.

My speculation is that your X-dimension is not going to be exactly what you need when you go to the B1 drive. You may have to mess with shorty drives which is expensive and a hassle.

I'd contact one of the prop lab shops here on OSO like BBlades or Throttle-Up with your specs, weight, RPM, HP, and speeds, and see if you are where you are supposed to be with slip and performance before venturing to a Bravo1.
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We have a B3 on our 29' Baja islander. It rocks you will never beat the hole shot. Plus you can stay on plane lot lower speeds with B3 over B1. Sorry I can't help you with the X-dimension.
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Thanks for the replies. I hit 5150 rpm and it accelerates great. QUick holeshot. Just wondering if there was any gain available by the swap. Sounds like I'm okay. I emailed Warlock twice but they don't seem to want to answer me.
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My advise. Keep your B3 and be happy.

You wanna go faster? Install a Whipple!
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