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Old 01-13-2002, 08:40 PM
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What is usally faster, mirage or labbed bravo, for a 24 outlaw 502 mag? Would my drive shower inlet tube sticking an inch or so below the cavitation plate cause my prop to slip?
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your drive shower pickup is behind the prop.. it should have nothing to do with slip. Most of the time a 3 blade is faster, but with 4 blades you get higher cruising MPH, better holeshot etc...

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It feels like my prop is slipping most of the time, but I'm not used to my new boat yet, only had it out 3 times, so I was wondering if a labbed bravo might grab better and go faster
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you mean slipping coming outta the whole or it just doesn't feel right? a 4 blade would reduce the slip figure...

what kinda rig is this. boat, motor, drive etc..
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Blows out above 3,000 coming on plane, and does not feel right at wot its a 1997 24 outlaw 502 bravo 1 spinning a 23'' 3 blade at 5050 at 68-69 mph
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A 4 blade would help... hmm I am stil thinkin....
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i'm thinking mabye a labbed 24'' bravo
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that should help. being 4 blade, 24" bravo and labbed, it would get more bite and bring the RPM's down a little, so holeshots wouldn't break lose that bad.. plus a 4 blade might make you feel more secure at WOT. You can only experiment bud
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I can probably borrow a non-labbed 24 from my buddy at the baja dealership, I wonder how much difference labbing will make
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