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Fuel figures for Mercury 500R compared to 450R

Hi!I hope you are well.I have a Phantom 25 1985 model straight V hull with a Mercury 450R. Max speed so far is 94 mph at 6,300 rpms spinning a max5 ST 15,25 x 27 pitch prop. Fuel prices in Norway are tough, and I am trying to find out how the 500R co...

ToffenG by Guest Contributor
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More speed!

I have a 2021 Barletta C20UC with a 150 Merc. I'm curious if it would be worth changing to a 200 APX? 

Barletta71 by Guest Contributor
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60R

I want to build a aluminum flat bottom in a 15/52 and want to run a 60R with a jet outdrive. Can you run a jet outdrive on the 60R with a 15" shaft?Thank you,Bryan Kinsey

Bkinsey40 by Guest Contributor
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Prop for Ranger 621 Cup

I just purchased a new Ranger 621 Cup with the 300 HP Pro XS. It has a 21 Pitch Revolution 4 prop on it. Can you recommend a prop and pitch for this boat and motor combination? ThanksDan

rootdl by Guest Contributor
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Enertia Eco XP pitches...

Is the 21.5" pitch Enertia Eco XP made by adding cup to the 21" pitch regular Eco casting? As opposed to removing pitch from a higher pitch casting? I ran the 21p regular Eco on my rig and it was almost perfect but wanted a tad more grip. If the 21.5...

Johnnyred by Guest Contributor
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Calcutta 263

26 ft Non-racing catamaran. Upper helm station.Twin 150 HP 2020 Mercs.Stock props are ENERTIA  - 14 x 19- 5,500 & 49 mph1) Considering  19 Bravo1LT set and wondering what to reasonably expect. Less blow out at higher trim levels, Improved handling v ...

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300 R torqmaster blowout

What speed is the torqmaster lower unit on a 300R 4stroke capable of before blowout will become a concern?  Boat is a triton  21 bass boat about 1.25 below pad frequently touching 90 MPH.  I have another prop that is capable of a couple more MPH but ...

Logan by Guest Contributor
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Prop Refurb/Repairs

I got a new Bravo I FS this year that I really like. I managed to idle it through some sand a couple times this summer. That put a few pits in the leading edges of the blades and I wondered what the  best place is to send it to this winter to bring i...

BW by Guest Contributor
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Props for Tritoon Rev 4 vs Bravo FS

Hello, I have a question for you. I currently have a tritoon with dual V8 300 Verardos that max out at 6000 rpm.  I tried 3 blade 23" Mirage plus got bow lift and Max speed of 61 MPH. I then tried 24" Rev 4s, they seem to be lifting the stern too muc...

Prop Selection for 120mph monohull

Dears,We want to hit 120mph with twin 500Rs on our 9.5m monohull.  I'm not overly confident in going with a cleaver as I had not so good results with them on outboards so far.  Could a bravo 1 or a Max 5 work, had these up to 100mph before?  There is...

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2006 Caravelle Interceptor Prop recommendation

Greetings, I have a 2006 Caravelle 232 Interceptor 350 Merc Bravo one.  Looking for thoughts on prop options.  I'm thinking of trying a 21 or 23 pitch Bravo 1 FS or a Revolution 4.  Any experts with pros or cons of each?  Thanks all! v/r Dan

Dan13 by Guest Contributor
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Mercury 300R motor

Hi, I'm looking to purchase a new 300R with factory steering tie bar, speedmaster gearcase, 1.75 gearsAnyone have anything for sale?Thank you,Paul Dawson 608-780-3967    

Pauldawson by Guest Contributor
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New Ventera prop selection

I currently have a Warrior 208 deep v multispecies fiberglass boat with a 350 Verado.  I run a Rev4 19 prop.  6k rpms WOT. Hole shot, bow rise was fine with one person.   Became worse and sluggish with more people and gear in the boat which is the av...

w208jj by Guest Contributor
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Repower/Upgrade questions 300R - 400/400R

After just a very satisfying year with the twin 300R's on my Marlin 350 FS (35' deep V Center console, non stepped Hull, engines sit at 27" c-c, current top speed 52.8knots (fine tuned toe, trim & props turning out, Bravo1 20" FS) ,cruise 35-37knots)...

Rouven036 by Guest Contributor
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