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Old 08 May 2008, 08:47   #11
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The idea of a bowlifting prop is to give better hole shot, 4 bladed props for example generally lift the bow more.
Sorry Chris I have to agree with JW!
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Sorry Chris I have to agree with JW!
Don't be sorry ! I am only going by what I was told when looking into four bladed props the guy I spoke to made reference to the fact they would lift the bow so I assumed that's what they are for.

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Don't be sorry ! I am only going by what I was told when looking into four bladed props the guy I spoke to made reference to the fact they would lift the bow so I assumed that's what they are for.

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Actually a four blader won't necessarily lift the bow - it's in the blade design that affects the handling rather than the number of blades. A four blade prop will generally give a better holeshot but have a lower top end in terms of revs and speed for the same design and pitch/diameter than a 3 blader. It is unlikely ever to be faster unless the three blade prop is inappropriate in the first place!

Hope that clears it up a bit?
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