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Old 06-20-2005, 01:47 PM
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OJ and Acme Prop Test

Hi everyone. Thanks for being so patient in waiting for me to get this comparison done. I managed to run the tests this past week on both props. I'm still compiling the results, but when I'm done, I'll post an attachment at the top of this thread.

The results were interesting and really didn't favor either prop in all categories. If anything, I've learned that there are lots of variables when comparing propellers. I ran the Acme first. At some point, I may double check a few of the results as I was less aware of some of the variables when I obtained those results. When I ran the OJ, realizing the presence of such variables, I ran a few more trials and recorded multiple results. I'll probably go with the best numbers. But for these reasons, I may run the Acme again in a few categories just to be sure the results were as accurate as possible. My baselines also seemed a bit skewed at 28 and 30 mph with both props. But they checked out with the GPS so what do I know.

All in all, both props performed well. Some criteria are more a matter of personal preference and one guy's opinion more than anything else. In other words, don't take my results and assume it would work the same on your boat, in your lake, and with your setup. Both of these companies seem to be open to letting the consumer try their product out. Take them up on it. Thanks to OJ for letting me try its prop out and for the prop puller that made swapping the props out take mere minutes.

Thanks to Milkmania for hosting it.

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Old 06-21-2005, 01:11 AM
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East,

Can you take a look at my thread 'Uh-oh, 2006 x-30'? I have a prop issue I am trying to resolve and would appreciate your thoughts.

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Old 06-21-2005, 01:48 AM
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Eastie? I'm having trouble understanding this, it's like, hmmmm, it was written by a lawyer! One has to be better!
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Old 06-21-2005, 02:44 AM
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Eastie? I'm having trouble understanding this, it's like, hmmmm, it was written by a lawyer! One has to be better!
Thanks Leroy, that will make for a long post that you still can't understand!!!!
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Old 06-21-2005, 07:27 AM
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Yeah man I thought you were an English major. All this says is a bunch of humming and hawing.
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Old 06-21-2005, 09:15 AM
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Yeah man I thought you were an English major. All this says is a bunch of humming and hawing.

Uh-Oh, I understood it, .

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Old 06-21-2005, 10:02 AM
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I understood what Doug was saying.
That he could not tell a big deference between the two props.
He just said all the stuff to make it sound like he was some kind of expert.
It a lawyer thing. Twist things,say a bunch of fancy things to make it sound like you know what your talking about.
Doug which prop has the best price? That is the best one.
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Old 06-21-2005, 10:07 AM
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I understood what Doug was saying.
That he could not tell a big deference between the two props.
He just said all the stuff to make it sound like he was some kind of expert.
It a lawyer thing. Twist things,say a bunch of fancy things to make it sound like you know what your talking about.
Doug which prop has the best price? That is the best one.

Thatís not what I got out of it

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Old 06-21-2005, 10:16 AM
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What did you get out of it?
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Old 06-21-2005, 10:19 AM
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What I heard was that he was going to post a bunch of numbers and let each of us decide for ourselves which numbers mean more to us than others. Boy oh boy, way to avoid responsibility. Just like a lawyer...
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