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by Shoeman
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2003 130 Model with 40-HP
Replies: 14
Views: 4697

Re: 2003 130 Model with 40-HP

Finally something logical! It was never about top end, since it wasn’t my goal! My only concern was the waters we cruise that a following Sea would come over the transom ! If one can’t compensate for the speed of the in-coming wake..... Therefore I needed instant acceleration to stay in front of the...
by Shoeman
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2003 130 Model with 40-HP
Replies: 14
Views: 4697

Re: 2003 130 Model with 40-HP

Thanks. [With the four-blade 13-pitch propeller the 2003 130 boat with added trolling motor and battery] actually gets on step much quicker with two people and gear [than it did with the three blade 14-pitch propeller]. Before, the boat took 30 to 40-seconds to plane, and now [the boat is on] plane ...
by Shoeman
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2003 130 Model with 40-HP
Replies: 14
Views: 4697

Re: 2003 130 Model with 40-HP

Thank you, sir. I have since contacted a few propeller places concerning [the sluggish performance of the 2003 130 boat with added trolling motor and battery]. Yes, some of the weight needs to be shifted toward the bow , perhaps to be under the front and mid seats. My intentions were to reduce drill...
by Shoeman
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 2003 130 Model with 40-HP
Replies: 14
Views: 4697

2003 130 Model with 40-HP

To a year 2003 130 model with a 40-HP four-stroke-power-cycle engine, I have aded a fishing trolling motor and another battery. Now with two people the 130 model is slow to accelerate to plane. The propeller has the appearance of having a 10.5-inch diameter and a 14-pitch, and the propeller may be t...