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TayMC197
06-14-2013, 04:39 PM
Okay I know it's a mastercraft forum but I own a mastercraft so who cares. Lol

Got the ski nautique with a 351 and 1:1 tranny. Need a better prop. Acme suggest the 540 3 blade and OJ suggested the following 2 props leaning towards the 4 blade. XMP 13x11 3 blade and XMP 13x13 4 blade.

I know people on here have had these boats or used these props. I need feed back. Pulling a skier up that weighs 205 is a but tough at the moment.

TayMC197
06-14-2013, 04:40 PM
It's a 93 ski nautique btw. 96806
Will admit it skis very nicely! 96807

Ski-me
06-14-2013, 05:04 PM
I'd ski behind it.....:headbang:

Cloaked
06-14-2013, 05:10 PM
Nice looking machine....

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shepherd
06-14-2013, 05:16 PM
Nice boat. I'd ski behind it too, and wouldn't be surprised if it skied better than my 197.

I've had a Stingray with a 4 cylinder that had trouble pulling up a 205 lb. skier, but I never thought someone with an inboard ski boat have would have such a problem.

Sorry, I have nothing useful to add to this thread. :o

TayMC197
06-14-2013, 05:17 PM
Nice looking machine....

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Thanks, there's a thread about this boat when it was in the purchasing phase. It was a deal for sure.

JMLVMI
06-14-2013, 05:22 PM
I know people on here have had these boats or used these props. I need feed back. Pulling a skier up that weighs 205 is a but tough at the moment.

I weigh around 240 at the moment (sympathy weight for a pregnant wife :D) and have the stock 13x13 4-blade and Predator engine, and it gets me up just fine if the driver knows how to work the throttle right.

hondaprlud
06-14-2013, 06:06 PM
I can't answer your question, but I do like the boat.

Try posting on Correct craft fan. I'm sure you'll get and answer quick.http://www.correctcraftfan.com/forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=7&SID=b139ebff65d4b6c878eab954e57e52ad&title=general-discussion

Miss Rita
06-14-2013, 06:14 PM
It's interesting that Acme recommends a three blade prop with 12" pitch, and OJ goes with 13".

I think a classic boat like that needs a classic prop to push it. A 13x13 three blade prop would be ideal, and I have one for sale. Perfect!

TayMC197
06-14-2013, 06:19 PM
It's right hand rotation, don't forget that part.

Miss Rita
06-14-2013, 06:49 PM
It's right hand rotation, don't forget that part.

Details, details. Just shift it into reverse to go forward. LOL!

It's interesting that MC uses a 351 with velvet drive w LH rotation, CC uses the same powertrainand the prop turns the other direction. Slightly different tranny? Does the engine spin the other direction?

etduc
06-14-2013, 08:20 PM
Acme 541 is the go to prop on this boat. Look at easties' prop comparison right up.

etduc
06-14-2013, 08:21 PM
Write not right. Dang buttons to small.

TayMC197
06-15-2013, 12:36 AM
Write not right. Dang buttons to small.

Where is his write up? So why is the 541 preferred over 540?

east tx skier
06-15-2013, 01:12 AM
Acme 422 most likely. There's also a 3 blade that people like, but the 422 is a gem. Use the PN discount for 25% off on that prop through Delta Props. Congrats on the boat. Those old euro backs track and ski well.

ski/hunt
06-15-2013, 04:12 AM
Doesn't have "money" to come party with the DS "brethren"!!!! But can buy a Nautiique.....???:)

Miss Rita
06-15-2013, 09:37 AM
So why is the 541 preferred over 540?

The 540 and 541 are mirror image props: the 540 is RH for CC's, the 541 is LH for MC's.

The 422 is 12.5 x 15.5, wouldn't be a good choice with a 1:1 tranny.

TayMC197
06-15-2013, 10:37 AM
Acme 422 most likely. There's also a 3 blade that people like, but the 422 is a gem. Use the PN discount for 25% off on that prop through Delta Props. Congrats on the boat. Those old euro backs track and ski well.

Think ill go with the 540. At delta props what is the PN discount?

TayMC197
06-15-2013, 10:38 AM
Doesn't have "money" to come party with the DS "brethren"!!!! But can buy a Nautiique.....???:)

I didn't pay for it! ;-)