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Old 01-21-2014, 08:32 AM
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I used the Acme 1285 on my '06 X2 with great success. Sometimes we ran stock + 1400 with six to eight people with no problems. Also ran the OJ 14.25x14 as a spare with similar results. I'm planning on using the 1285 on my x30 on order.
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Old 05-05-2014, 11:46 AM
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follow up to this thread from last year, i spoke to acme last week and they recommended either the 2307 (15x12, .105 cup) or the 2197 (14.5x12, .150 cup). I expressed concerns about the RPMs at speed, and based on that they steered me in the direction of the 2307.

I have a friend that just bought a 1516-122m (basically a 14.5x12.75 .105 cup) and the results of his test are promising, i dont think i could go wrong either way.

Planning on ordering it soon
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Old 05-05-2014, 12:43 PM
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Increased diameter and less pitch do seem to be the trends among surfers/boarders. Please let us know what you find. I am ordering today as well. Good luck!
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Old 09-15-2014, 01:01 PM
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Bump WillyT what did you do? I am looking at upgrading now that I have added more Ballast to the Port for surfing, and with more than 4 people in the boat its grunting and now much of a hole shoot anymore.
I don't barefoot nor have I ever ran my boat at 40+ MPH, I typically run 28-30 MPH if just running the river to go eat.
Keeping fuel economy in mind. Whats the outcome?
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Old 04-08-2015, 09:00 PM
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Bump to top.. I added Ballast at end of Summer to my 05 about 1600 to stock and now the OJ 14.5 x14.. just isn't cutting it with my 5.7. I have another prop 14x20 but I don't think that will work. I need hole shot power again. Suggestions? I mainly surf and load up port
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Old 04-08-2015, 09:35 PM
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Bump to top.. I added Ballast at end of Summer to my 05 about 1600 to stock and now the OJ 14.5 x14.. just isn't cutting it with my 5.7. I have another prop 14x20 but I don't think that will work. I need hole shot power again. Suggestions? I mainly surf and load up port
14x20 will give you even less low end....like way less low end.

I'm running a 14.25x14 right now with the mcx and the other weekend I tried running all stock ballast, plus fly high, plus bow walkway sack, plus 6ppl and I absolutely could not get on plane. I was probably around 5k lbs of ballast and bodies.
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Old 04-08-2015, 11:08 PM
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I've got a 15x12 waiting to go on the star. Coming from 14.5x14. I've got the 6.0 engine.. Hoping for more hole shot.. Wake makers said this was the most aggressive prop I could put on this boat. So I'll be sure to fill everyone in
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Old 04-08-2015, 11:32 PM
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Clrussell, is that the 400 hp 6.0? How much ballast do you run?


Willyt ordered the new oj #845 wake pro v3. It's a 15x13. I haven't heard from him since he got it in though.
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Old 04-09-2015, 08:32 AM
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Clrussell, is that the 400 hp 6.0? How much ballast do you run?


Willyt ordered the new oj #845 wake pro v3. It's a 15x13. I haven't heard from him since he got it in though.

Mines just the 385hp. We usually only run about 600 over stock ballast plus 8-10 people and I've never had a problem with planing.

However one day I had 5 people on the boat and filled ballast to the max, 800 in bow 750 in lockers and 240 on floor. Literally would not plane out.

I'm hoping to get my prop on tonight and go out Saturday.
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Old 04-09-2015, 08:53 AM
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Let me know how it goes, because I'm ready to order a new prop. I'm also curious what top speed is with a 15x12.....what's your wot rpm? My boats rev limiter is at 5200.
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