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need a mercury prop
|Author||Topic: need a mercury prop|
posted 08-12-2008 10:08 PM ET (US)
i bought a 2004 montuck with a 2004 90 hp mercury 2 strock. It currently has a Quicksilver alum prop (2040 P21) and would like to find a used stainless prop. I talked to the local whaler dealer and he recomended a vengence prop in a 21 pitch but did not give me the part number. His prop cost 500.00. Does any one know if a vengence prop 48-16318 21P would be a good fit ,i have found a couple on the internet for around 100.00. seems like a good deal price wise if it would work well on my boat.
|Tom W Clark||
posted 08-13-2008 10:34 AM ET (US)
The 13-3/4" x 21" Vengeance 48-16319 is a propeller designed for large gearcase motors form 135-300 HP, not the intermediate gearcase Mercury 90 HP. I am surprised your dealer would make such an erroneous recommendation.
Th propeller you want is either the Mercury Laser II in the 13-1/4" x 20" size, #48-16990 or the 13-1/4" x 19" Stiletto Advantage 4.25 (which will perform like a prop with 21 inches of pitch.)
posted 08-13-2008 03:01 PM ET (US)
Thanks for the information. I looked the prop (vengence) up on the internet after going to the dealer and that what it said for the hp (135-225) so i was a little confused. Out of the 2 you mentioned which would handle over all performance better.
posted 08-13-2008 04:24 PM ET (US)
tom would know what works for sure
posted 08-14-2008 04:07 PM ET (US)
Mr. Clark IS Mr. Prop.
posted 08-15-2008 06:55 AM ET (US)
did you decide yet
posted 08-15-2008 05:26 PM ET (US)
i think i will get the mercury laser II(48-16990) but dont want to buy new (495) will probably look for something used but in good condition. With luck maby i can find something for less than 200.
Thanks for the advice
posted 08-15-2008 06:31 PM ET (US)
Check Ebay. That's where I got a like new one with the hub, in the box. About $275. One will come up.
posted 08-15-2008 07:27 PM ET (US)
i see lots of props at yard sales ,,have you looked there
posted 08-15-2008 08:07 PM ET (US)
Just been looking on ebay and craigslist the alum prop is new so no big hurry
posted 08-19-2008 09:41 PM ET (US)
I have a Quicksilver Laser II - check it out on this forum at http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum2/HTML/016682.html I had it on the exact same motor but a '98 90 2 stroke.
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