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Old 10-10-2012, 02:56 AM
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thats gotta be a typo... maybe 40?
Not a typo. 31.2 mph top speed bumping the rev limiter with my GPS in my hand. I can tell you even though the boat is fully loaded/overloaded getting to 30 isn't a problem. For me, I don't have a reason to go any faster than 30, so I am happy with the prop. If I wanted to go faster, I would put the stock prop back on. The 5-blade does exactly what I need it too. Pull my fat butt out of the water regardless of how many people and fat sacks I have in the boat.
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Old 04-19-2013, 08:48 AM
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I've just ordered the tzx5 for the 6 ltr ly6 400 on my 07 xstar. It really struggles to get on the plane with the flyin high ballast kit. Currently run the OJ 14.5*14.25 and its just a slug..... Now I'm told that it won't help me get on the plane and I need to reduce the diameter and the pitch to solve this problem....anyone have any experience with the similar probs in the star. Wakeboarding only... Ta Rob
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Old 04-19-2013, 10:24 AM
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add more weight to the bow or install a trim tab
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:02 PM
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I suggested our 14.75 X 13 LC Splined XMP EDGE 4-blade to your dealer, Engine Masters, for your application.
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:29 PM
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Wakemakers has a sizing chart. for an Xstar, its a 14.5 x 14.25. I read somewhere else that the 5 blade was intended for the larger 550hp engine.
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Old 04-19-2013, 04:47 PM
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Is anyone running the acme 15x12 yet? I know a lot of malibu and axis guys love it but haven't heard of anyone running it on a mastercraft.
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Old 04-20-2013, 07:23 AM
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Thanks Eric, so the bigger diameter and smaller pitch would get the star up and going better than the 5 blade... The marketing on the 5 blade really made me comfortable that it would jump out of the hole, until talking with the dealer. Is it just the smoother running and less revs on the 5 blade, not so much the holeshot that would make make you suggest the 14.75*13 over the txz5 for my issue. Thanks
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Old 04-20-2013, 11:24 AM
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I'm running a Acme 5 blade on my X15 and its awesome. I was going to have a trim tab installed but as able to reprop. Acme sent me 4 different size props 2 four blades and 2 five blades. I tried the 15 x 12 and it didn't give me the hole shot that the 5 blade did. My friend in TX bought a new BU LSV and he loves the 15x12. It's all in the hull and weight specs

I'll look at my dia and prop number when i'm with my aquatic mistress
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Old 04-20-2013, 11:33 AM
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Is anyone running the acme 15x12 yet? I know a lot of malibu and axis guys love it but haven't heard of anyone running it on a mastercraft.
Is this the 2241? I know mine is a 15" prop on the X25, purchased on advice from the dealer, who contacted ACME. I called them myself to confirm. Although I've never run the factory prop, never had issue getting on plane though once I get above 3K with lots of people I need to use trim tab or its sluggish. Top speed is just shy of 40.
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Old 04-20-2013, 08:19 PM
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Is this the 2241? I know mine is a 15" prop on the X25, purchased on advice from the dealer, who contacted ACME. I called them myself to confirm. Although I've never run the factory prop, never had issue getting on plane though once I get above 3K with lots of people I need to use trim tab or its sluggish. Top speed is just shy of 40.
Looks like the 2241 is 15x14.25. The 2305 and 2307 are more aggressive at 15x12. They might be overkill.
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