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post #2 of Old 02-17-2007
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Reduce the pitch on the max prop. I can be set as low as 10 degrees. Per max prop

A two degree change in blade angle will change the engine RPM by 13-15%, at the same boat speed.
so in your case 2 degrees equals about 300 RPM so a 2 degree change should do it.

details here:

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