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post #16 of Old 06-28-2011
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Originally Posted by turbulicity View Post
Can you expand on this point a little? Thanks.
Many transmissions have an approx. 2:1 reduction in reverse. That the prop rotates at half the speed per rpm in reverse as it does in forward.

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