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Old 11 December 2007, 08:09   #11
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Your engine will be a 2:1 gearbox. And the weights are below....

Long shaft manual start: 69.5kg
Long shaft electric start:74.5kg
Short shaft manual start: 67kg
Long shaft electric start: 72kg
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Old 11 December 2007, 08:12   #12
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Are you sure that's not 10.5" diameter rather than pitch? Pitch should be stamped on it too.
As for prop pitches, do you know the gear ratio of the lower unit?
Yes you can have a 10.5" pitch prop on that engine, diameter is either 12" or 11, 5/8th's.
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Old 11 December 2007, 13:49   #13
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Thanks turbodiesel for helping out again

The prop is definatly 12" in diameter, and 10.5" in pitch, not really suitable for the searider.

Looks like I need to order 14 or 15inch prop, oh and find a console, and I'm sorted
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Old 12 December 2007, 10:05   #14
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My old SR4 ran a 13" pitch on a Suz 25. if that's any help.

Good choice of boat by the way
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Old 12 December 2007, 10:45   #15
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I ran a 15 pitch prop on a 4m flatacraft with the same engine, it flew. Rev's, I would guess 6000 give or take a 100
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Old 13 December 2007, 06:21   #16
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Thanks 9D280 and Tinker.

My heart says 15, my head says 14

Can't do much without testing, so we'll see what I order tommorow!
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Remember with the water ballast a 15" will take a little longer to get moving, but with a 40 probably not such an issue as I had!

If you're ordering a new one, why not get the dealer to bring along one of each flavour to test - you are spending good money with them after all.

Let us know what happens......
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