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post #16 of Old 11-30-2012
cupper3
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Re: Looking at a Alberg 35

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Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
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As a side note, if you can find out the RPM where your engine produces maximum torque, that is also the RPM where you will get the best fuel economy under load - ideally your prop should be pitched to run at that RPM at hull speed.
Can you expand on that? Maximum torque and hull speed doesn't intuitively make sense.



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