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It really depends on the boat, engine HP, transmission gearing, and such. IIRC, going up to a 12 pitch, from a 10 pitch, will generally drop your top end RPM by about 500 RPM. It may also cavitate more, as it is a steeper pitch and may slip more. You really need to talk to a prop shop about this IMHO.
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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.
óCpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)
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