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Old 21 May 2007, 12:04   #1
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Just bought a 585 with Suzi 140: Got 42.1 knts by GPS flat and trimmed out on Sotton water, nice and calm. I would like 45, am using the standard Suzi prop, is the stainless worth going for and how much are they? anyone got a second hand one in good nick for sale?
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I only managed 40.2 knotts out of Biggles 585, but I'm sure that he's got the figures writen down of some tests he was doing earlier this year.
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about 40 knots here too with standard prop
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about 40 knots here too with standard prop
Yeh, but whats a standard prop?
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Old 21 May 2007, 17:25   #5
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14 X 21 and over revs a tad
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14 X 21 and over revs a tad
I was the same with a standard prop. Have managed 42.5 Knots with a 22" prop and haven't tried to go faster since as I'm happy with that and I don't want to wreck the engine.
Below is the link from the thread I Hightower refers to. The major improvement I got from changing props was the cornering ability. Far less losing grip on tight turns. And I'm still waiting for a stainless prop so can't pass judgement on them.

http://rib.net/forum/showthread.php?...ght=suzuki+140

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Thanks everyone. Anyone know what a stainless 14 x 22 costs and where to get one?

Also, im after an eur001r Blue chart card for a Garmin 198c if anyone's got one for sale.
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For a Suzuki 16X22 SS prop your best deal is at Browns Point Marine (USA), www.store.brownspoint.com. Current price is $356 (excl carriage and duty) , very cheap for this product. I also get my filters and anodes from them!!
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Can anyone say what advantages the Stainless Prop gives over the Aluminimum on this configuration ?

I know they have perceived diffeences I just wondered if anyone had tried both and what if any difference they had found. If you can get 45 Knots out of a Suzuki DF 140 with a Ribcraft 585 that might be worth investing in.

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Thanks Cypman....

Biggles, I have replied to your PM....
I have attached pic of my 585, it was on Boats and outboards for a bit until i fell for it hook,line & sinker!
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