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Old 06-19-2003, 09:47 PM
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Hey everyone..............

Do you all know if there is any way to be able test the Hydromotive or Mercury or any 5 blade prop before buying. I am most likely going to 5 blades with the engine upgrade almost complete. I would like to try different pitches before I spend a couple grand or more!!!!!! What are you thoughts??????

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Old 06-19-2003, 10:14 PM
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I worked with Hering, they were great, after 3 blades we got it perfect, cupping, for additional lift out of the hole, 5300-5350 rpms, close to redline. The overall top speed dropped about .5 to 1mph, but the over all handling was far superior to my 4 blades, not to mention getting on plane was cut in half. Good Luck Jeff
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Old 06-20-2003, 11:53 AM
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Jassman,

Who should I talk to there? Do you have their email address or phone number or web address?
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