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Old 07-25-2008, 08:13 AM
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Same prop. Which is faster ? a polished finish or dull, brushed finish.??
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The difference would be so minute, you'd never notice it.
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Agree w/ Downtown
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Polished on the back side of the blade, matte finished on the cup side. I have also tried to alternate between polish then matte finish from one blade to the next.
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Thanks Cig.. good reading.. I guess I'll start "scratching"
But.. here's my reasons for the question. Satin props may be a ted faster, but... corrodes faster. Polished will withstand corrosion a bit better.
I got two sets. Polished and Satin. I'll keep the Satin on for short rides and will put on the Polished for overnighters.
THe satin set corroded a bit at Sarasota, (overnight in the water) so I was thinking polishing. But now.. I'll just buff them out and give them a nice "Satin" finish.
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what does all the big race boats have? Bud Select,CRC,Geico,???

all the speedmaster drives you usually see are satin,wet sanded with 600 etc,
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