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by narfi
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

an oldtimer here had an old nasty 14x13 (also black max) he had replaced, Ill grind the jagged bits off of it and give it a test this afternoon as well. (sun is out and family wants to go find a beach) Be sure to let us know what happens with the old prop. Be very interesting to know how it changes...
by narfi
Tue Aug 04, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

:doh: :doh: Strange language you guys use in Alaska. :lol: Is that like AIR grub hub? I live 150 miles from the closest road system. I do not live on an island. The only way to get where I am is by flying in a small airplane. So if a stranger comes up in his car and asks for directions, you could a...
by narfi
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

cape man wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:47 pm
That 13 will tell volumes. Good luck.
an oldtimer here had an old nasty 14x13 (also black max) he had replaced, Ill grind the jagged bits off of it and give it a test this afternoon as well. (sun is out and family wants to go find a beach)
by narfi
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

:doh: :doh: Strange language you guys use in Alaska. :lol: Is that like AIR grub hub? I live 150 miles from the closest road system. I do not live on an island. The only way to get where I am is by flying in a small airplane. I live in a small village of some 200 residents that is made up of 2 para...
by narfi
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

The guy at the prop shop was pretty nice on the phone, he sold me a Michigan 13.75x13 because they didn't have any 12.x in stock. He said he could exchange it once I had tested it for exact sizing. He will deliver it to the Air Taxi on Wednesday, so I wont have to pay an expediter to pick it up for ...
by narfi
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

Just to verify,
Aluminum you would do 12.25-12.75 diameter and 16 inch pitch.

Stainless you would do 12.25-12.75 diameter and 18 inch pitch?
by narfi
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

Narfi the folks that werIe going to stop by did not so I finished running your numbers. I found the numbers for your motor the big difference is it has a 2.33 final drive and gains about 8 lbs in weight. The 2.33 lets it drive a larger prop than I first estimated so here is what I recommend for you...
by narfi
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: I need Propeller and or engine help
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

Re: I need Propeller and or engine help

Built a little heavy. I estimate the moter around 250lbs. 19 gallon tank, 1 battery. Remote steering.
by narfi
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread
Replies: 1312
Views: 126429

Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

having some issues getting full rpm from the motor/prop combo. Posted a new thread asking advise on that specific issue.
by narfi
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread
Replies: 1312
Views: 126429

Re: Narfi's FS17 - Build Thread

OrangeQuest wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:24 am
Sweeeeeet!!

very nicely done.

The wife have to do the heat gun cause you wanted to rush it along to much? :lol: :lol:
Sounds like you understand my shortcomings perfectly :)