Originally Posted by PeterM
While AJ won't like it..I think whispers 3 blade gives him the revs/speed over AJ.
AJ had the edge on pick up at you'd expect from a 4 blade prop.
I'm not sure it would be healthy to run the engine at whispers revs for to many seasons...
AJ of course has more dials and blue tubes which makes up for it.....I'm 100% on the fence.. ;-)
Ha very diplomatic PeterM!
As much as it pains me I do agree. However I am maxing at 6100 rpm and on that trip hitting 41knts while the prop on Whispers is going to 6400
I have the 3 blade ali also but find the four blade ss is much better for grip when going in circles and getting out of the hole. Which for most boat use in the UK is probably best for being more reactive to our usual lumpy sea state.
There was a chap on here called Biggles a while back and when I was searching through the threads on here for RC585 he had a 585 and got a ss from Ribshop which he said was loads better than the standard ali. I did call Ribshop about 12 months ago to see if they could remember what they provided but unfortunately they couldn't