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Old 16 October 2015, 21:51   #1
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Swapping Props - Vensura to Enertia Eco

I'm looking for feedback on switching our props on the 250HP Verados to the new Enertia Ecos. We will be running tours and excursions in the cruising range for the most part, and currently have Vensura 19P props that fit the engines/boat just right.

If what the say is true and we can save 10% in fuel costs, this would mean about 175-200 hours we'd pay off the upgrade. This would be less than a year.

Anyone have any experience with these or made the switch?
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Not wishing to pee on your bonfire, but if someone claims 10%, in reality this might actually equate to 5% in the real world & there will be a trade off somewhere. E.g. I originally had BRP Viper props on my Etecs, I switched to Mercury Rev4 which used around 10% more fuel than the Vipers, but the improved handling, holeshot & grip was worth the 10% fuel cost. I could claim that the Vipers would save me 10% over my current props, but would I want to pay the price? Nope!
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I've done a lot of reading on the net of various experiences, both personal and reviews, it does seem to offer a lot of advantages. I just don't know much about the Vensura props on their now. Even if it saves 5% in fuel, that could pay off in a year and be savings after that.
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