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06-20-09, 08:45 AM   #1  
Outboard prop advice?

I need a new prop for my 60 hp Merc. It is a 3 blade 10-3/8 x 11, 13 spline. On the net, Vortex props seem considerably cheaper than Merc originals. Are there any opinions out there on quality, performance,etc?

 
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06-20-09, 09:01 AM   #2  
They are good props, a little more cup for bow lift. I would have no problem using them.
Another suggestion might be to use a hustler or some type of hubbed prop if you think you might hit something. The upfront cost is still cheaper than merc and if you need a new one you just buy the prop and reuse your hub then it's about 1/2 the cost.

 
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06-20-09, 11:18 AM   #3  
Thanks Samarai

You da man! You have really been helpful as I have wound my way thru various issues with a used boat this year.

 
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06-20-09, 08:01 PM   #4  
No problem, I just want to get more boaters out onthe water!

 
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06-21-09, 06:37 PM   #5  
Sorry

I spelled your handle wrong. That stuff is important to me. I am off to my lake in the morning.

 
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