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gpu prop question

Post by bowfin » Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:37 pm

New to SA have single mag GPU on 13 ft fiberglass combee hull. prop is sensenich 72''x30 wood withsome kind of coating on it motor seems strong and has low hrs whats the best all around prop for boat.

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Re: gpu prop question

Post by AirHog » Thu Jun 06, 2013 6:38 pm

If you want to go to a carbon fiber prop, its hard to beat a Sensinich 72" or 74" "Q"

Its gonna be kinda pricey unless you find a used one.

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Re: gpu prop question

Post by g1moore1 » Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:08 pm

I was running a 72 whisper tip narrow and it did really good on my 220. I went to a 520 conversion and thought I was going to have to sale or trade from thinking it wasn't going to be enough prop but I got it pitched about half way and my boat will go anywhere. This is the only carbon fiber prop I've ran so have no input on the others but this one gets the job done for me. Maybe try a water walker on my next prop and compare the two. Only reason I say water walker now is because they got good people running it down here now.

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Re: gpu prop question

Post by Larry » Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:28 am

My fathers boat has been running a 70" powershift/water walker on his, a 10 1/2' sled and it pushes really well. When he had to get some damage repaired we put my sensenich 70" 3 blade h series on it and I am trying to figure out how to get it back off. He is in love with the smoothness and push the h series has and the fuel economy to boot.

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Re: gpu prop question

Post by air-roberts » Fri Jun 07, 2013 5:39 am

yes the prop companies have stepped up with technology and build some good safe props I would need some more info om what your going to do with you boat and about what h.p. or what prop and r.p.m. your doing with that to recommend the best option in my recommendation. just pm e and i'll let you know and price it out for you thks in advance
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Re: gpu prop question

Post by bowfin » Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:58 pm

Thanks for input on props I would like to upgrade to a carbon fiber if it will help me.Boat does ok cruising will run a little ground would like it to smoke ground and still cruise well. Bottoms tach out 2950 wot Does length and pitch sound about normal 72x30 x10.5'' wide Should I get one of those 72'' carbon fiber with adjustable pitch? AND Dial it in like I like it if there is such a thing. I THINK the gov't is reading this .

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