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post #5 of Old 12-14-2012
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re: overpropped vs underpropped

In my example my boat was underproped with a Maxprop.

@20 degrees
WOT no load 3400rpm
WOT under load 3400rpm

@22 degrees
WOT no load 3400rpm
WOT under load 3250rpm

I gained a good 3/4 knot at cruising 2600rpm.

Last edited by kellysails; 12-14-2012 at 01:52 PM. Reason: typo
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