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post #2 of Old 12-13-2004
sailnaway
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Sailing in gear or in neutral?

I have seen several posts on this but here is my two cents worth. Some but not all transmissions have an engine driven pump that has to be pumping to keep the transmission lubricated.So the prop should not be spinning. Some say you have less drag with the prop spinning some say with it stopped in gear I leave mine in gear because I don''t like the noise however slight that it makes when spinning.Now that I have not givin you any information that is worth a flip have a good day.
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