Gear Box Selection

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by MetalHead, May 29, 2012.

  1. baeckmo
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    baeckmo Hydrodynamics

    Why don't you read the notes above? The answer is there, it's simple and straightforward!

  2. johneck
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    johneck Senior Member

    The 1.52 reduction ratio will definitely give you better propeller performance, but I really don't think that you can increase the torque that much and still use a 1" shaft, even with higher strength material. I would be very careful with that.
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