sensenich 3 blade on a 520

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sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by fanofthesimplelife » Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:08 pm

Anyone running a 3 blade jm or jn on a 520? How do they push

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Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by terrible ted » Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:13 pm

yea I wonder because the say a 3 on my vo540 (300 hp+?) (74 wt about 13 degrees 3000 rpms) would be more eficiant. I wonder just what that means in economy, power)

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Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by fanofthesimplelife » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:55 am

Sensenich said when I called that the 3 blade JM would be the best all around whether they where full of shit or not I don’t know I was looking to get feedback from people who run them but I guess no one on SA runs one

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Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by Gary S » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:15 am

I'm running a 5 blame Excaliber on my 0470.

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Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by kwanjangnihm » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:07 am

maybe some of these members can chime in again :salute:
woodlineO540 wrote: l am running a 72 JN on av io540 and l love it it is smoth and snappy like the saber and also has good push like a NGQ
fl cracker wrote: I sold my NGQ for the JW. There not much diff between the two when it comes to
Performance. I do believe the snap is better due to the lighter blades of the JW. The new
Locking hub is cool and it's hundreds cheaper than the NGQ. Both are great though!
lorick wrote: I have a 72 inch 3 blade J modified on a 540 angle valve 13 x 7 Al David I love it great on the hill with lower RPM Cruise speed
lorick wrote: Me being very happy with my J modified 3 blade Dura skin and 3D what a difference from the Q
airboater67 wrote: JN 3 blade, or JW 2 blade for stock IO520? Heard 3 blades were smoother
DAGWOOD0520 wrote: Both props will perform very well on your engine. The 2 blade JW will have a great low end punch right off idle and push really good on dry.
The 3 blade JN will be snappy and will build strong thrust through the mid range and up into peak rpm. This prop will have great top speed and be smoother also.
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Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by Seadrift » Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:16 pm

I run a 3 blade on a 541, worked good for cruise , smooth but I got tired of getting stuck with it, went back to a 72x50 2 blade, don't have that issue now and the economy wasn't much different & cruise is a little higher rpm's ( about 200 rpm's more). It just didn't have that get me out of the hole. FYI it would run the hill, it just had problems with getting started moving.
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Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by Papa1 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:00 pm

I have a 3 blade 72" Q on my IO520 and it runs great.
2002 13' Hamant Ultralite IO520 72" Sensenich Q 3 blade
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Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

Post by mwood7800 » Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:58 pm

I have the 3 blade on a 300hp 540. I took off a 6 blade warp. The warp had more snap and push, if it wasn’t for the ease of adjusting the 3 blade I might go back to the warp.

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