volvo penta prop

Discussion in 'Props' started by whitepointer23, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    hi everyone. i have a volvo 15 x 17 prop and a volvo 15 x 17 cupped prop. what is difference in relation to pitch with a cup. is the cupped prop equal to an 18 inch pitch or more.
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    It depends on the blade design. Are they both identical but one was cupped?
     
  3. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    thanks gonzo, they are identical large blade volvo props except one has been cupped.
     
  4. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    It is roughly one inch more pitch with cup.
     

  5. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    thanks for that.
     
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