Acme boat props - any thoughts?

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  1. .264 magnum

    .264 magnum CLM

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    I'm thinking about upgrading the prop on my boat (2008 Moomba LSV ski tractor) to an Acme three blade.

    Apparently these things are so well made and light that hole shot is improved drastically, tight turn speed is better maintained AND top end speed increases as much as 8-9%. The one that fits my rig is about $475.

    Whadda ya think?
     
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    I don't know much about their boat props, but their products were widely used on the old Road Runner cartoons.

    They had some clever designs that seemed to work very well.
     

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    That company does not have a good QC record for Wil E. Coyote.
     
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    look into a OJ 4 blade prop
     
  5. .264 magnum

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    I don't know the stats off the top of my head but my stock prop is a lefty OJ 4 blade.
     
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    I dont know, I think some of it was user error.

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    No one has an opinion about Acme props?
     
  8. .264 magnum

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    I have to say The Road Runner v. Wil E Coyote thing is timeless. You'd think the Coyote would learn to run away from explosives at least.
     
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    Acme? No opinion.

    if you are gonna sink a few bucks into repropping, talk to the folks over at PowerTech in Shreveport. They are as good as it gets.

    http://www.ptprop.com/

    They will work with you to achieve the optimal desired performance.

    Ask for Marcus
     
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    Now that's the kind of thing that makes GT worthwhile. I'll call Marcus tomorrow or Monday.

    Thank you.


    ETA - I'll call but it looks like they do not make the kind of prop that I need.
     
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