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Old 05-30-2016, 03:00 PM
walleye2013 walleye2013 is offline
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Default Yamaha reliance props

Tried a Yamaha reliance prop on my 2013 f150. Had wells full and 2 300lb guys. Was able to try a 13 3/4x19p hole shot was decent top end good but only 5400-5500rpm. Looking into buying a 14 1/4x18p since it's all I can find in a 18. It should get my rpm's up but what is the larger diameter gonna do, anything? Also where as to rpm's is everyone running there 150 yammy's?

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Old 05-31-2016, 03:28 PM
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At full trim, my 150 runs about 5600 rpm with just me and its the 13 3/4 19p prop. I was also thinking of trying a 18p, but not sure that its necessary, the holeshot is good enough, but I would like the extra ~200 rpm that an 18p would give me
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:01 PM
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In my experience with a couple of buddies boats they didn't seen any more rpms or better hole shot between the 18 and 19p. The 19p had better top end though. My one buddy runs the 19p on his MX1825. Hole shot is ok but not if having 4 adults. 5900rpms.
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Old 05-31-2016, 04:28 PM
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My boat is a 2003 pro v tiller with a 2013 150 yammy. It's by far been the best all around prop I've tried, and fastest. Can get it for a great price since its been in stock in the place in buying from since 2007 so great price as to ordering a new one (this one is brand new). Was debating on Raising my motor to the 3rd hols it's currently on the 2nd. If it works out should gain a few rpm and speed I think. It's easy enough to do for me so I think I will try that. Any thoughts?
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Old 05-31-2016, 06:45 PM
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My boat is a 2003 pro v tiller with a 2013 150 yammy. It's by far been the best all around prop I've tried, and fastest. Can get it for a great price since its been in stock in the place in buying from since 2007 so great price as to ordering a new one (this one is brand new). Was debating on Raising my motor to the 3rd hols it's currently on the 2nd. If it works out should gain a few rpm and speed I think. It's easy enough to do for me so I think I will try that. Any thoughts?
I was curious about this as well, as it could give me the rpm gain I want without changing props. What would be, if any, the downside to raising it 1 hole? I have to trim the motor completely to the top before the cavitation plate is above the water surface, and even then it is just barely. Does raising the motor make sense?
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Old 06-01-2016, 12:14 AM
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I think it's one of those things you just have to try. It's not a hard adjustment to make. Talking to a yammy mechanic tells me the reliance is a "surface bearing" prop so it can handle some air. I'm hoping my boat can handle the adjustment. My previous motor was. 2003 merc 115 efi 4 stroke, and my new motor is this 2013 yammy f150. The yammy is significantly heavier and i notice a difference in the way the back end sits in the water, not much lower but noticeable. Any ways once I get a chance im going to raise and see what happens. Will post results. Going to make adjustment and run the reliance 12 3/4x19.
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