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Old 02-21-2013, 11:33 AM   #15
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Vessel Name: "Sandpiper"
Vessel Model: 2006 42' Ocean Alexander Sedan
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Originally Posted by Bendit View Post
I also have the older design prop and when I spoke to the local agent about upgrading to the new design, he emphasised the reduced noise but wasn't so convincing on increased thrust - so I decided to stick with the old props.
Just got off the phone with the SidePower rep @ Imtra (Peter) and he said the new prop design is definitely quieter and an increase of 5-10% in thrust is a side benefit.

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