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post #3 of Old 11-15-2010
Courtney the Dancer
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I've got a three blade CSailor. It walks pretty hard to port when you initially put it in reverse, a short burst of power gets us moving enough to sort of straighten it out. Good power in reverse, not nearly the stopping power of an Autoprop that we had on another boat, but pretty good. The blades on the Sailor are much narrower than a regular fixed prop so the drag is less, but also the thrust, especially at low rpms it seems. I'm very happy with it and there is nothing to go wrong, I would buy an Autoprop though if I felt like spending the money.

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