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Date Posted: - Friday - 03/16/07 - 5:59pm
Author: Greg D.
Subject: Hull Speed
In reply to: Mike Anthony 's message, "Hull Speed" on - Monday - 03/12/07 - 7:42am

5.2 knots at 2200 rpm?? That's pretty good. What size is your prop? how much fuel do you burn? I get 5.6 knots, but I have to turn 3200 rpm to get there. It is within the specs for the engine (4-107) but I don't like to wind a diesel that tight. I burn about a gallon an hour and have a 17 inch 11 pitch 3 bladed prop. I have always felt "underpropped", as I can easily push the engine faster than it is supposed to turn.

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