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Old 14-12-2015, 15:29   #1
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Catalina 27 prop

Hello. i recently purchased a Catalina 27, and was thinking of installing a feathering or folding prop. i know nothing about the propulsion besides the fact that it is a universal model 18 with a prop pitch of 10. any suggestions, has anyone done this before?
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Old 14-12-2015, 15:40   #2
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Re: Catalina 27 prop

While there will be lots of good input on props from this group, you may get additional responses from more folks with your boat either here:

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Old 14-12-2015, 15:53   #3
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Re: Catalina 27 prop

Keep in mind there are Catalina 27's that regularly sell for less than a new feathering/folding prop. Check prices and you'll be shocked.
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