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Sensinich or water walker

Post by littlebigswole » Wed Aug 03, 2016 9:59 am

I have a fresh o320 160 hp what are some opinions on props. I want to stay local so no worlwind and staying composite

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by kwanjangnihm » Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:05 am

2 Blade cypress 66 inch for ~150 HP
2 Blade cypress 68 inch for ~175 HP

Get with Andrew to confirm & test a set!! :thumbleft:
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Post by jeepinocala1111 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:42 pm

NGQ

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Post by Outlawaircraftengines » Wed Aug 03, 2016 2:08 pm

NGQ. We are also a dealer for sensenich if I can help you.
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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by swampsquatch09 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 2:31 pm

Iv got a 160hp 0-320 75089 Pistons,
I ran a 70" cypress for awhile. Good push lots of snap.
I now run a 70" signature. Lots more push less snap.
Night and day for running ground.
I use the cypress blades as backups now.
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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by kwanjangnihm » Wed Aug 03, 2016 3:40 pm

jeep did you go with a 72 or 74" NGQ?
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Post by jeepinocala1111 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 3:57 pm

kwanjangnihm wrote:jeep did you go with a 72 or 74" NGQ?
I had a 72 and it was such a difference everyone who seen it go would always say it was an impressive boat but I know from going to the ngq from the water walker it all was the prop I went from being able to run dry with 1 passenger to being able to run dry with 4 people just about anywhere. Best prop I ever had.

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by Rich863 » Wed Aug 03, 2016 4:43 pm

68 sig best I've tryed out if an H and cypress
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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by littlebigswole » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:22 pm

I spoke with Andrew and ordered a 66 cypress. 30 money back. Hope it was what I am looking for.

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by diamondback0320 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:45 pm

66? I would've got a 68in.. what I run on my 160..68in cypress..my previous 160 I ran a 70in cypress but the 68 has little better snap & still good push..jmo

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by littlebigswole » Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:50 pm

Is the 68 just a bigger hub or longer blades or both

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by diamondback0320 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:59 pm

Blades are the same I believe..short hub 66in..med hub 68in.. which is what I have..long hub 70in,could b wrong but I think that's right

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by diamondback0320 » Thu Aug 04, 2016 7:01 pm

#'s on the hub will tell you what hub you got..for instance 2nd letter on my hub is an m which means medium hub

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Post by Sniper » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:08 am

one thing about Sensinich is not only are their props fantastic but there customer service is hands down the best
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Post by jeepinocala1111 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 12:48 pm

Sniper wrote:one thing about Sensinich is not only are their props fantastic but there customer service is hands down the best
Yeah forget all of that it is great but the NGQ is far past the rest it was amazing how much of a difference it made on my boat.

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by dshaw94 » Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:07 pm

jeepinocala1111 wrote:
kwanjangnihm wrote:jeep did you go with a 72 or 74" NGQ?
I had a 72 and it was such a difference everyone who seen it go would always say it was an impressive boat but I know from going to the ngq from the water walker it all was the prop I went from being able to run dry with 1 passenger to being able to run dry with 4 people just about anywhere. Best prop I ever had.
You posted a picture of your 72 inch signature series prop hub, that you were supposedly spinning at 2850, pitched well past 10 degrees at the tip and you're telling me you could only run ground with one passenger?!?! It requires well over 300 horsepower to spin a sig with than much pitch that fast, and I know that your ground power with high compression pistons "with the tops cut off to lower compression" had that much. If you could only run dry with two people, no NGQ in the world would help your cause.
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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by boatair » Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:53 pm

dshaw94 wrote:
jeepinocala1111 wrote:
kwanjangnihm wrote:jeep did you go with a 72 or 74" NGQ?
I had a 72 and it was such a difference everyone who seen it go would always say it was an impressive boat but I know from going to the ngq from the water walker it all was the prop I went from being able to run dry with 1 passenger to being able to run dry with 4 people just about anywhere. Best prop I ever had.
You posted a picture of your 72 inch signature series prop hub, that you were supposedly spinning at 2850, pitched well past 10 degrees at the tip and you're telling me you could only run ground with one passenger?!?! It requires well over 300 horsepower to spin a sig with than much pitch that fast, and I know that your ground power with high compression pistons "with the tops cut off to lower compression" had that much. If you could only run dry with two people, no NGQ in the world would help your cause.
Yeah I call BS also

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Re: Sensinich or water walker

Post by dd1 » Mon Aug 08, 2016 5:22 pm

dshaw94 wrote:
jeepinocala1111 wrote:
kwanjangnihm wrote:jeep did you go with a 72 or 74" NGQ?
I had a 72 and it was such a difference everyone who seen it go would always say it was an impressive boat but I know from going to the ngq from the water walker it all was the prop I went from being able to run dry with 1 passenger to being able to run dry with 4 people just about anywhere. Best prop I ever had.
You posted a picture of your 72 inch signature series prop hub, that you were supposedly spinning at 2850, pitched well past 10 degrees at the tip and you're telling me you could only run ground with one passenger?!?! It requires well over 300 horsepower to spin a sig with than much pitch that fast, and I know that your ground power with high compression pistons "with the tops cut off to lower compression" had that much. If you could only run dry with two people, no NGQ in the world would help your cause.
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