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Old 08-04-2020, 09:04 PM   #1
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Default advice on 4 blade vs 3 blade prop for 210ss

Looking to purchase a 4 blade prop to help with wake surfing

3 works ok but i think a 4 would be better

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Old 08-04-2020, 10:12 PM   #2
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Google Hill Marine and give them a call. They are very helpful and will give you great advice.
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Old 08-05-2020, 08:19 PM   #3
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I am the biggest advocate of a 4 blade. I mainly use the boat for either water skiing, toys or have 5+ people on the boat. Way better hole shot and more control especially at lower speeds. I don't need high top end speed so for the sake of a couple of MPH, I'm beyond happy.

Last piece of advice, you may need to drop two pitches to account for the extra drag the 4th blade creates.
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Old 08-16-2020, 06:02 PM   #4
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I just switched my 2001 Maxum 1900SC (4.3L) from a 3 blade to a 4 blade, and what a difference. As everyone says you might lose a few MPH at the very high end, but honestly I never run it all the way up, so the comfort and quick response of the 4 blades is worth it. I just picked up a Quicksilver and used the recommended guide they have on their website.
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