Q series on a 180

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Q series on a 180

Post by newoldglory » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:30 pm

Anyone running a Q on a 180? If so, what's you're input? I'm on a stossil 12'
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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by deepsea diver » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:21 pm

Not me! I run a 70" Q on a 12 ' sled powered by a h2AD (160). I ran. 70 " 5 bld warp drive and a NGH.
The "Q" has way more grunt and push . It has better cruise and better mpg. On my rig the Q beat out the other 2 . The NGH revved up faster but did not have the push. The WD was smooth but had the least amount of low end push. We ran all 3 blades on two boat, both with only H2AD's . The Q is on both boats today. A high top end is not what I am looking for. More grunt and better MPG is what the Q brings to the table. However things may change with the addition 20hp. If we where closer I would let you put the Q on your boat and test it out. Up here in central Fl you see lots of 4 bangers running WD
, Cyprus, Whisper tips, and Q's. Gerald, what expectations are you looking for in a prop? V/R DSD

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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by southernman13 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:57 am

Buddy of mine has one on a boat I built him, it's a stock 180 runout with a 72" Q runs super. Got another buddy runnin a 70" Q on a 12'6 alumitech with a strong 190 it runs good but I think he needs the 72"Q someone else talked him into the 70". I've tried the 70q's and 70" whirlwind wide blade and narrow blade I didnt like any of the 70" props, IMHO they weren't any snapier except the narrow blade whirl wind and none of them pushed as good as the 72's

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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by newoldglory » Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:40 am

I favor the Q since I tryed it on a 220gpu & big O. This stossil came with the warp, which is a great prop but my ears and mind can't take the noise anymore. Just wanted input from someone with the Q & sled setup. Now, 70 or 72?
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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by jdr422 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:52 am

Hey guy im kinda new ti the scene Just asking a question here but what exactly is the difference goin from a 70 to a 72 what arethe advantages.

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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by schmidtav2 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:41 pm

We've put several 68" Q series props on both 180's and 200's with good success, also have had good luck with the 70" Whirlwind whisper tip prop.

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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by Dirt Cheap » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:55 pm

Have a 70" Q on a 11'8"x7'4" open hull with a 180 and it works good for push.

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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by swampman » Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:24 pm

i have a 180 with a 70 in h turns 2850. is the Q better than the h????

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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by doubledown0540 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:19 pm

i would put a 70 cypress series on it. you will get the best push from that prop
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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by fl cracker » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:23 pm

I sold my Q to get the NGH, The NGH has just as good of push as the Q and has better mid & high end range. It is also quieter. The absolute best thing to do is get both blade types and run them and make your own decision ! The Q falls flat on its face on the top end.
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Re: Q series on a 180

Post by swampman » Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:25 pm

thanks i will check it out.

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