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Old 23-06-2015, 11:15   #1
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Not happy with current wheel

I now have a Martec 2 blade eliptical on my Beneteau 343. I am thinking of switching to a 3 blade flexofold. I originally had a fixed 3 blade but went to a folder for speed and the ability to shed crab pots in my locale.

Currently i'm not happy with vibration at low RPMs and performance in reverse.

I have also heard that because the Beneteaus have very little exposed shaft 3 blade props perform better.

Any insight or experience? Thanks, Rick
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Old 23-06-2015, 15:37   #2
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Re: Not happy with current wheel

We put a 3 blade Flex-O-Fold on this boat about 10 yrs ago. We have been quite satisfied with it. It replaced a worn out Gori two blade. We found the folks in Massachusetts very good to deal with, too.

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