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Old    Zeke Cervantes (SurfAK83)      Join Date: Apr 2014       04-08-2014, 4:03 AM Reply   
Just wondering what everyone is running for a prop... I have DD 20' 96' Blue Water Pro Am, 350 merc, with a 13X13 nibral 3 blade. Boat is an off brand... almost identical to Malibu response or sunsetter of the same vintage. Without getting to far into what i run for ballast, still playing with it as I only ran this boat two weeks in Oregon last year, only to decide I need more than the 2 400 lbs sacks I had and a manual surf gate. So I have been looking at posts and there is a lot of talk about ballast but not much mention about props... anyone with a similar boat that has tried different pitches or just let me know what you run would be much appreciated. Thanks.
Old    FENCE SENCE (fence_sence)      Join Date: Jul 2008       04-15-2014, 11:00 AM Reply   
Call ACME with all your info so that they can run the numbers. Just because someone runs a certain prop on their boat, it doesn't mean it will work for yours. There's just too many factors. Elevation is a big one. There's also ballast, motor, tranny, main use, secondary use. It's also good to have some solid data on how it performs now. I go through a couple data runs before and after a new prop purchase. I log speed and rpm at all the various mph. A large amount of data gives the guys at ACME the right info to make a recommendation. I'll do the same once the new prop is on and report back to ACME so that they have more info logged in for my boat.

I have a DD but, it's vastly different from yours. I run the ACME 911. It was designed as a replacement for the 653. As much as I loved the 653 that replaced my old OJ 13x13, the 911 is way better for me.

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Stock OJ 13x13 4 blade, ACME 653 13x11.5 .06 cup 3 blade, ACME 911 13x10.5 .08 cup 3 blade.
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