Props again, sorry! Suzuki DF50.

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Re: Props again, sorry! Suzuki DF50.

Post by madsroesen » Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:05 am

Ezra_BWY wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:24 am

For the 26M and DF60ATL combination we recommend the 11 5/8" x 12 pitch prop. That is Suzuki part number: 58100-88LA0-019

Note that the Suzuki part numbers I listed are the "original' part numbers, sometimes Suzuki supersedes part numbers when they make a change to the packaging or a change on their end in manufacturing plant or something, so if you can't find those part numbers it will take a little bit of digging to find the current number.
Got a Mercury 60 efi (not bigfoot) and two props and just cant get it right.
10.3x4x13 that gives me 13 knots and 4500 rpm at wot
12.5x3x8 that only increses to 14 knots and 5000 rpm at wot.
How does that sound? Would expect a bigger difference.
26M buttom paint, 2 persons, light packing.

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Re: Props again, sorry! Suzuki DF50.

Post by John Christian » Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:55 am

Kloppi74 wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:02 am

In meanwhile I got a chance to try a propeller. With the lowest pitch setting (whatever that is) it makes ~6200 rpm and 14-15 knots (17 mph) with the boat empty but the mast up. I guess that is not very good?

MY 2007 came outfitted with a Suzuki DF50 and an 11.5 x 10 prop. Your performance is exactly mine, lightly loaded, no ballast, bottom paint, calm water. I don't think your gonna squeeze much more out of it.

I upgraded in 2008 to a DF 70 and have never regretted it. The Mac really gets up on plane with the extra power.

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