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Old 01-29-2019, 08:31 PM   #1
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Sidepower Q Prop upgrade

Has anyone installed the Q prop upgrade kit on their Sidepower Thrusters? Do they have noticeably improved thruster performance? Sidepower claims reduced noise (nice but not what I am after) and improved thrust. They are reasonable priced and I would like better performance but would want it to be meaningful to go to the effort of doing it. Thanks Paul Mainship 400
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Old 01-29-2019, 09:32 PM   #2
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Yes, I changed to the new props when I did my refit. Definitely some improvement, but not more than 10%, IMO.

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The PO put these on my boat prior to my purchase. He reported a noticeable improvement in thrust, not much change in noise.
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I personally didn't notice any significant change (though I'd certainly accept that there might have been a 10% change I didn't perceive).
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