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post #23 of Old 03-07-2010
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On a Hunter 36 I replaced the stock fixed three blade with a 3 blade kiwi. Best thing I ever bought for the boat. Prop walk is completely gone. Under power going into the wind up the Potomac at 20-25 KTS I was doing about 6 KTS. With the old prop I would have been lucky if I did 3 KTS undr those conditions. Sailing performance has also improved picking up .5-1 KT.
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