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Old 03-17-2008, 09:52 AM
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Satin will be just a touch faster, but not by much.

I did some testing back years ago with a now-defunct (long story) prop shop, Houston Propellers.

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I had a good 30p B1 turned into a 28 down there.... Not what I wanted!
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Old 03-17-2008, 10:07 AM
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I had a good 30p B1 turned into a 28 down there.... Not what I wanted!
You're one of many...you really can't fvck up satin-finishing, so I can't complain, but I think that guy ruined more props and fvcked more people than even Fred.
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Also anyone have any pics of a "satin" prop so I know what it should look like when i'm done..Thanks
Here you go.
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Also anyone have any pics of a "satin" prop so I know what it should look like when i'm done..Thanks

kinda looks like a brushed finish.its for sale also
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on your boat it won't make any real difference. you may as well polish them for the bling factor
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The best pair of props I ever had were ruined when I sent them to a prop shop for a touch up and they returned them polished. Lost about 5 mph and gained rpm's.
That sounds like you may have lost some diameter...it certainly wasn't from the polishing.

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Yeah, He put the "Bravorator" on them!
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kinda looks like a brushed finish.its for sale also
Ya know that brushed finish will take a bunch more HP to turn
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