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Old 15 August 2005, 12:40   #1
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Alum vs Steel

Hey i was just wondering if Aluminum was a lot worse than Stainless Steel Props or is the steel prop just a small upgrade? (in other words is it worth gettin a steel prop)
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If it's for your 115 then I would say yes!
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If you haven't got a depth sounder then I would say no!
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yes its for my 115 and i dont think im going to put a depth sounder on it for money reasons even though i really should lol.
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In that case I would get an Ally prop as it will break before your gearbox (In know this for a fact)
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y would a depth finder help the prop? its not like ill see a rock on the depth finder and have time to react anyways lol
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Depth sounder?
Why not just learn to navigate! Or get an awareness of the water your in?
A steel prop has a rubber hub to absorb shock loads - plus is more likely to survive an impact than a corresponding ali prop.
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i am very aware of the waters im in its just the waters that i am going to be goin through that im not aware of lol
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That was a dig at hard1, not you. I agreed with your previous point.
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In that case I would get an Ally prop as it will break before your gearbox (In know this for a fact)

Well, that WAS the whole point of the post....sorry if it was a bit obscure.
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