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Max prop on a saildrive

I just ordered a new boat and opted for the saildrive instead of the standard shaft and prop. I did so because in this particular boat, with the standard propellor and shaft configuration, there is a hard pull to port due to location of the prop and rudder. The saildrive puts the prop that much further forward of the rudder and reduces prop wash. My question is, does the max prop work as well with this system as it does with the standard configuration? Would it be a worthwhile option over the folding prop that comes standard with the saildrive system on this boat? My main concern is straight tracking in reverse as I have a tight slip to back out of. (into) Larry
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