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post #18 of Old 10-11-2012
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Re: 2 blade or 3 blade propeller

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Originally Posted by Capesailor View Post
Hello,

I'm a new member. I'm buying a new Marshall Sanderling and am deciding on a two blade vs three blade prop for the 10 hp Nanni 2.10 diesel. Is there more drag with the 3 blade? Is the three blade quieter with less vibration? I am interested in getting max thrust in a tidal outlet to the Atlantic.

Capesailor
That's a small diesel, it certainly will work fine with a suitable size 2 blade. I would doubt they make a 3 blade to deliver so little thrust...

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