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Old 12-14-2009, 07:57 PM
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Can someone explain to me the types of props and the differences, (cleaver, reg. 3blade, 4 blade, cup, rake.) Why don't you see cleaver props on CC fishing boats? Go fast is new to me, I have a outboard powered offshore fishing boat background and have always used the props the dealer told me to. Thank you.
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Can someone explain to me the types of props and the differences, (cleaver, reg. 3blade, 4 blade, cup, rake.) Why don't you see cleaver props on CC fishing boats? Go fast is new to me, I have a outboard powered offshore fishing boat background and have always used the props the dealer told me to. Thank you.
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Prop 101 basic terminology.

http://www.miwheel.com/Propellers/Pr...rminology.aspx
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Thank you Rookie, that helped a helluva lot more than . I did pretty much know the basic stuff on that site, just wanted confirmation. what I didn't see, and would like to know is what is the advantage of the cleaver prop and why don't you see them used in applications such as, say, a 25' CC fishing boat w/twin 250 outboards. Thank you.
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Thank you Rookie, that helped a helluva lot more than . I did pretty much know the basic stuff on that site, just wanted confirmation. what I didn't see, and would like to know is what is the advantage of the cleaver prop and why don't you see them used in applications such as, say, a 25' CC fishing boat w/twin 250 outboards. Thank you.
Because cleavers don't work well on most boats. They give no bow lift and don't bite well at slower speeds.
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Cleavers work very well on tunnel boats that have bow lift from packing air. They tend to give stern lift which will not work at all on your CC.
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gotcha. thanks.
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