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post #9 of Old 03-25-2012
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Re: Fixed vs folding prop

Simple answer of 1/2 knot seems about my experience with my
Flex o Fold, but as stated above by Faster equal advantage is
sailing in light conditions.
Have cruising blades attached to saildrive very good forward speed
and no apologies for reverse, can and have stopped on a dime.
If you go flex-o-fold make sure you or your installer, properly
installs "tab washer" (simple but important).
Also I used red loctite on my install, I will have to heat things up to remove, but hopefully will not be telling any stories about the
time I lost my $1000+ prop in the middle of nowhere.
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