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Post by lostcracker2 » Fri May 11, 2012 2:49 pm

I hve an angle valve wide deck IO-0360 (F/I 200) what would B a good prop 2 run on a 12'x7' hull ?

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Post by gblack15 » Fri May 11, 2012 2:53 pm

I have the same motor on a 12' 7" Panther, i am running a 72", 5 Blade Warp pitched at 7 degrees.

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Post by air-roberts » Fri May 11, 2012 3:07 pm

i would say a ab200 whirlwind p.m. me for more info
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Post by Tony480 » Fri May 11, 2012 3:12 pm

I would out a 5 blade saber on it fro Sensenich or a 2 blade NGH. And if you ever need repairs or service you don't have to send it all the way to California.And there customer service is the best! :thumbleft:

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Post by WhirlWind Propellers » Fri May 11, 2012 4:30 pm

lostcracker2 wrote:I hve an angle valve wide deck IO-0360 (F/I 200) what would B a good prop 2 run on a 12'x7' hull ?
Hi lostcracker2,

For your angle valve O360 (200hp), we recommend the 2-blade 70" Whisper Tip Narrow. This WTN blade is an excellent match for the hp and RPM of your aircraft motor for maximum thrust and performance. The price is $1590 with free shipping and 30 days satisfaction guaranteed, so you can make sure you love the propeller.

We recommend you purchase through one of our dealers for the best service and support.

If you have any questions, please feel welcome to call or email me anytime.

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Post by DAGWOOD0520 » Fri May 11, 2012 5:08 pm

If your looking for speed you can run a 68-70" 3 blade H
if your looking for an all around good ride prop with the best fuel economy a 2 blade 70" NGH has proven to be a real winner.
Finally if you want all of the low end and more of a hunt style prop a 68-70" Q is your ticket.
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Post by SkinnerBack » Fri May 11, 2012 5:18 pm

My old boat is turning a 68 or 70in Q series sensnitch @ 3150 with the blades set on 2

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Post by aherr520 » Fri May 11, 2012 10:06 pm

SkinnerBack wrote:My old boat is turning a 68 or 70in Q series sensnitch @ 3150 with the blades set on 2
I would put a little more pitch in that
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Post by SwampNinja » Sat May 12, 2012 1:05 am

lostcracker2 wrote:I hve an angle valve wide deck IO-0360 (F/I 200) what would B a good prop 2 run on a 12'x7' hull ?

Oh brother... I have been on the same boat for now 3 months. Now that my build is coming to an end it's crunch time and now I must decide. From talking to experienced people in the field it has come to a conclusion to put either a q series, ngh or 5 blade saber. Now what I'm going through is deciding the prop size. I'm between a 68" and a 70". I like to go really fast but I love to run dry. O boy oh boy. Why can't a manufacture make something that does both. Lol... Good luck bud.


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Post by Tony480 » Sat May 12, 2012 6:50 am

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lostcracker2 wrote:I hve an angle valve wide deck IO-0360 (F/I 200) what would B a good prop 2 run on a 12'x7' hull ?

Oh brother... I have been on the same boat for now 3 months. Now that my build is coming to an end it's crunch time and now I must decide. From talking to experienced people in the field it has come to a conclusion to put either a q series, ngh or 5 blade saber. Now what I'm going through is deciding the prop size. I'm between a 68" and a 70". I like to go really fast but I love to run dry. O boy oh boy. Why can't a manufacture make something that does both. Lol... Good luck bud.


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Post by JAMES » Sat May 12, 2012 8:35 am

all the prop mention are great the reason i dident go with sensenich this go around is ... ww customer service is great ....
and the #1 thing is their is no middle man i hate that shyt to many people trying to make a buck after everyones cuts and so forth the prices have to increse sensenich had a increse last yr .. DAN TOLD US ALL. but ww did not .. and them being in cali dont mean shyt sensenich is no faster just because they are closer i order my prop from patti and had it at my door 2 days later .. they both are great and i wouldent run no other brand names then them 2...these props dont cost 3000.00 to make were paying for all the R N D ... :wink:
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Post by Bruce » Sat May 12, 2012 8:49 am

seen quite a few 360s with the whirlwind whispertip narrow and all were impressive id call patti if you have any questions or concerns whirlwind is an absolute pleasure to deal with most durable props ive ever ran plus the through bolt hub design makes it so much simpler if you ever need to take the prop off to change alt belt or anything else and i agree with james just because they are in cali that means absolutly nothing hope this helps
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Post by dantheairboatman » Sat May 12, 2012 9:41 am

70" two blade Ngh is the prop for your 0360! It will get down on a 4cyl. I'll let you try it and see .thanks Dan
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Post by jubu » Sat May 12, 2012 9:43 am

Call patti at whirlwind . good service and good prop.and she a lot nicer to talk to.if you notice on Southern Airboats site Tony 480 is full of it. :violent1:

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Post by plumcrazy » Sat May 12, 2012 10:04 am

put a water walker cypress on her and be done

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Post by SwampNinja » Sat May 12, 2012 10:32 am

At the end of the day I've figured it's all preference really. Whatever floats your boat.
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Post by jimmyflfr » Sat May 12, 2012 11:00 am

Your 0360 on that 10 ft sled will run dry with a 66-70" prop. Or it's a turd! I'd go w a 68" 2 blade and find the best deal. They are all good props

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Post by CAPTAIN-D » Wed May 16, 2012 3:43 pm

I also have a 200 it's on a DB Ultralight.It originaly had a 68" Cypress.great hole shot in deep water very snappy ran dry with ease.I wanted more low end push so I went to a 72" Q.I do cruise at a lower RPM and move around on the ground at a lower RPM but did loose some snap.I'm woundering now if maybe I would have been better off with a 70" instead of the 72".I live in Louisiana and don't have the luxury of being able to try different props.You guys in Florida are lucky you have access to trying different props on your rigs to find out what works best LOL.From all the post I've been reading it looks like the 70" is what most people are recomending for the 200 HP.I guess eventualy I will have to give one a try.

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Post by BlowInIt » Wed May 16, 2012 4:33 pm

For me it would probably be the Whisper Tip Narrow maybe even do a 68 or 69" if you want a bit more snap. That prop is a perfect match for a 4cyl and has the swept tip for less noise. IMO the Q series is desighned for 6cyl aircraft and its to much for even a 200 4 banger, yea they can turn them but I think there are better/more efficient choices now. I dont care for H or Ngh's but thats just me.

The Water Walker Cypress blades make for a hell of a 4cyl prop as well but they will be louder in noise.

Then you got the Sabers or the new Whirlwind Razors as well. I bet a 5 blade setup would be a bad dude on that 200 and they get style points too.

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Post by todd glover » Wed May 16, 2012 5:12 pm

Well I'll go against the rest I like a 66 inch prop 68 if I have too I run dry not alot I like snap and I love topend I also liked wood until last month 66x42 would work or a 5 bld warp 66-68 good luck I'm sure most props will work great I just prefer a short prop for more topend

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Post by southernman13 » Wed May 16, 2012 6:41 pm

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lostcracker2 wrote:I hve an angle valve wide deck IO-0360 (F/I 200) what would B a good prop 2 run on a 12'x7' hull ?
Hi lostcracker2,

For your angle valve O360 (200hp), we recommend the 2-blade 70" Whisper Tip Narrow. This WTN blade is an excellent match for the hp and RPM of your aircraft motor for maximum thrust and performance. The price is $1590 with free shipping and 30 days satisfaction guaranteed, so you can make sure you love the propeller.

We recommend you purchase through one of our dealers for the best service and support.

If you have any questions, please feel welcome to call or email me anytime.

Sincerely,

For what it worth I didn't like the wt narrow. I tried it and it was snappy but had no midrange. I have the same engine but mines the hio360 helicopter engine. The wt 72" regular blade is what works best for me. I tried the wt 70" cut down regular blade and didn't like it either. To me they cut the good part of the blade off. I would like to c a hub to make it a true 70" not a cut down version. I had a sensinich q 72" and the whirlwind whispertip out performed it. Not trying to start a fight over the ww and sensinich, I'm just statin what works best for me. The 72" wt performs very well but mine is set on like 1050 it ain't got much pitch in it. Thats why I'd like to see how it would do with a smaller hub and regular wt blades.
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