Sep 16View SourceHi Steve. Welcome aboard. I had the Martec and then the Gori in my J29. The Gori was vastly superior to the Martec. Now I have a J28 with a Max Prop. In my book the Max Prop is superior to the others. Offers more punch, stops better, backs better and is vibration free.
Sent from my iPadDavid L. Hastings5608 W. Woodside Dr.Crystal River, FL 34429Home: 352-794-6440Cell: 315-345-2078
On Sep 14, 2013, at 11:42 AM, "mcclurejsteven" <mcclurejsteven@...> wrote:
I would like to get a quote on some of the props you mentioned. I looked in the ownwer's manual on this site, but where can you find the gear ratio, shaft size and rotation info requested on the quote form?
--- In J28Sailors@yahoogroups.com, sailingmaster@... wrote:
> I HAVE A MARTEC ON MY BOAT NOW, I WISH I HAD SAVED A LITTLE LONGER
> AND BOUGHT A VARIFOLD, MAX PROP OR GORI... THE MARTEC VIBRATES A BIT
> BUT OTHEWISE ITS PRETTY GOOD.
> I ORIGINALLY TRIED TO SAVE A FEW BUCKS AND BOUGHT A MARTEC 16X14 OFF
> OF EBAY. THIS IS THE ORIGINAL PROP THAT JBOAT/TPI PUT ON THE BOAT AND
> ITS A BIT OVERPROPED BUT STILL GOOD.
> THE REASON WHY I WENT NEW IS THAT THIS PROP NEEDS TO BE BALANCED.
> I WOULD LIKE TO GET SOME OF MY MONEY BACK AND WOULD SELL IT FAIRLY
> CHEAP IF YOU JUST WANTED A PROP TO GET YOU BY FOR A SEASON OR TWO. I
> COULD HAVE MY MARINA GET IT BALANCED AND SHIP IT OUT IN AWEEK IF YOU
> ARE INTERSTED. I ALSO HAVE AN OLDER 3 BLADE PROP THAT CAME WITH MY
> BOAT (FIXED) ITS A BIT MUCH, BUT AGAIN YOU COULD GET BY WITH IT IN A
> PINCH. I WILL GIVE YOU THE THREE BLADE IF YOU WANT TO BUY MY MARTEC.
> YOU CAN EMAIL ME DIRECTLY AT SAILINGMASTER@...
> GLAD TO HEAR YOU HAVE A 28, WELCOME TO THE CULT! YOU WILL LOVE THE
> On Jul 14, 2013, at 3:08 PM, wymanfrank wrote:
> > My newly acquired J28, hull #8, arrives in Charleston tonight! I've
> > got a bit of work before refloating. Survey says fixed 2 blade prop
> > is shot and needs replacing. I'd really like a nice folding
> > (probably 3 blade max Prop) but my boat kitty is now really low and
> > I'm pretty certain this is where I can cut a grand or more. I've
> > decided to put off the purchase of a nice folding prop for a year or
> > so and go with a inexpensive fixed prop for now. Any advice on makes/
> > models that are inexpensive (relative to folding)? 2 or 3 blade?
> > Thanks!
> > Frank