Prop size?

Discussion in 'Props' started by piperca, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. Tantalus
    Joined: Mar 2010
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    Location: Auckland, New Zealand

    Tantalus 1963 kauri cruiser

    My engine should rev ideally 2100, but I can only get it up to about 1600. I'm told this is because she's over- propped and if I go for a smaller / different pitch, I can rev higher, go faster, for about the same fuel consumption? If this is the case, then I have nothing to loose by changing the prop. However, I don't want to just do it because some ol' fella says so.
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