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Old     (MCFD713)      Join Date: Jun 2010       06-27-2010, 3:54 PM Reply   
Hey guys I have a quick question I was at our local hole and nicked my prop on a moring line someone left in the lake(stainless cable sleeved in nylon) luck i only taped it and it didnt wrap up. Any how we are planing a trip this weekend and i want some of you to take a look at my pics and see if it bad enough to pay to drop ship and express a new prop or just run with i. Ive got emails into Acme and OJ to resize the prop but have gotten no replies. The Boat is a 92 Brendella Supercomp with a PCM 5.8L the current prop , not original, is a 14x18 cupped LH, and the only info i can find on the original prop say it was a 14x16. With the 14x18 im WOT at 3200-3400 at 42-44mph. Any way any info you all can give me on running the damaged prop and on what size the new on should be would be great
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Old     (technarider)      Join Date: Jun 2006       06-27-2010, 4:27 PM Reply   
I'm by far no expert.. .but I would repair/replace it... its damaged
Old     (MCFD713)      Join Date: Jun 2010       06-27-2010, 5:56 PM Reply   
well i plan to was just hoping to "get by" this weekend
Old     (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-27-2010, 6:59 PM Reply   
I would not run it like that. I would re size to. Call Acme and tell them what you do with the boat and how much weight you run. They will give you a recomendation on a prop based on the info you give them.
Old     (technarider)      Join Date: Jun 2006       06-27-2010, 11:24 PM Reply   
its unbalanced and might ruin something like your tranny or bearings
Old     (ej_ojprop)      Join Date: Feb 2009       06-28-2010, 4:11 AM Reply   
Give me a call - 800-359-9730 we can talk about a new prop and repairing the damaged one. Eric @ OJPROPS
Old     (mathias)      Join Date: Mar 2009       06-28-2010, 4:51 AM Reply   
I also damaged my prop from hitting a shallow point yesterday. Is there an easy way to find out if the prop shaft took some damage as well?
Old     (h20king)      Join Date: Dec 2009       06-28-2010, 5:13 AM Reply   
the prop needs to be replaced I just replaced my acme 13 x 17.5 with the OJ 13.7 x 15 XMP and all I can say is wow what a difference way better hole shot lost some top end but I never drive that fast to notice
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Old     (MCFD713)      Join Date: Jun 2010       06-28-2010, 2:05 PM Reply   
Thanks for the replies guys i talked to Acme today...finally had to email and call twice, anyway they suggested dropping from the 14x18 cup 3blade OJ to their 13x14 .135 3 blade this seems like a dramatic change, i plan to call Eric from OJ and get a second opinion.
Old     (ej_ojprop)      Join Date: Feb 2009       06-29-2010, 3:48 AM Reply   
I would suggest a 14 X 16 LC 1 1/8" 4-blade. Will call to discuss.
Old     (MCFD713)      Join Date: Jun 2010       06-29-2010, 4:30 AM Reply   
Thanks Eric my number should be on your voice mail
Old     (MCFD713)      Join Date: Jun 2010       07-01-2010, 8:09 PM Reply   
Just got my new 14x16 LC 4 blade from OJ today and installed it tonight hopefully it will work great this weekend thanks again all
Old     (MCFD713)      Join Date: Jun 2010       07-05-2010, 4:11 AM Reply   
Hey Eric ran the boat this weekend got 3800 RPM at 40.8 MPH GPS, at WOT what do you think?? The hole shot improved as well as the torque. We wakeboarded at 24 MPH which put it right around 2100 PRM.
Old     (ej_ojprop)      Join Date: Feb 2009       07-06-2010, 3:43 AM Reply   
Matt - Give me a call
Old     (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-06-2010, 7:07 AM Reply   
I have always been a fan of OJ and have always treated me right in terms of service and performance of props. Glad that worked out...


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