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Old 16 July 2006, 10:13   #1
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Anyone got a 10 inch dia 13-15" merc/mariner prop?

Yep, I'm after a prop for my mariner...Anyone got anything?
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Old 16 July 2006, 11:26   #2
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Ignore this- 5 minutes after I posted it I found a brand new one on a new ebay listing. 60 inc P&P-bargain!
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Old 18 July 2006, 00:03   #3
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so Nos, did you go up to a 14pitch? 15?
is there much difference between 10.25 diameter and 10.5?
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Old 18 July 2006, 05:22   #4
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I've got a 14" anyway-I was after a replacement after I dinged mine. 101/4 is the only size that quicksilver do for my engine but the small reduction in diameter doesn't seem to make any difference.
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helpful chap at prop revs told me increasing the diam will improve acceleration, grip in the corners and help to reduce slip.
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Yep-but 1/4" didn't make a noticeable difference (ooerr missus etc)

I had a 14" and a 13" on it before. It handles both OK( until really tall waves and 3 people aboard then the 13" is preferrable) I forgot to say-the one I've bought is a 14".

If you're buying standard ally props from mercruiser you won't be able to avoid diameter changes-it's apparently to do with the blades for 10"-14"all being pressed from the same blank. I suspect it'll be the same deal for all standard props. Don't know about s/s-never bought one.
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