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jester
08-10-2009, 05:31 PM
So i have a ding in my prop and need to get it fixed or a new prop. I would like to have an extra prop so has anyone found the best prop for the 08 OBV for wakeboarding and some wakesurfing. Every now and again i do put a skier. Any help would be great. I really do not care about top speed since it is a wakeboarding boat.

deafgoose
08-10-2009, 06:50 PM
Acme 14x14.25 hands down.

You will loose top end speed but your holeshot will be incredible. I load up my OBV more than anyone on this forum and I have zero issues getting up to speed with this prop.

gus 08 mobius lsv
08-11-2009, 06:15 PM
Acme 14x14.25 hands down.

You will loose top end speed but your holeshot will be incredible. I load up my OBV more than anyone on this forum and I have zero issues getting up to speed with this prop.

this is the size of my prop but i got some nicks in mine due to shallow waters and an unfamiliar area. what is the difference between oj and acme prop?
i talked to moomba and they said since i mainly do wakeboarding to stick with this prop but if another brand is better i'll go that route.

deafgoose
08-11-2009, 11:06 PM
this is the size of my prop but i got some nicks in mine due to shallow waters and an unfamiliar area. what is the difference between oj and acme prop?
i talked to moomba and they said since i mainly do wakeboarding to stick with this prop but if another brand is better i'll go that route.

Acme is known to vibrate less than the OJ.

jester
08-12-2009, 09:21 PM
Thank you for the information.

jmvotto
08-13-2009, 05:19 PM
DG, What prop did your OBV 08 come with?

What was your top end speed ?

Old prop

New prop

I have the OJ 13.7 by 17.5 4 blade wake prop , wondering what the difference would be.


thx

deafgoose
08-13-2009, 05:39 PM
DG, What prop did your OBV 08 come with?

What was your top end speed ?

Old prop

New prop

I have the OJ 13.7 by 17.5 4 blade wake prop , wondering what the difference would be.


thx

My OBV came with the OJ 13x17 3 blade and it was awful. Top speed was 46mph with one person in the boat and no ballast. Top speed on the 14x14.25 is now about 38mph but I could care less. I never go fast because it's just a waste of gas IMO.

The holeshot cannot be compared. I can get up to speed faster with 2400lb of ballast on the 14x14 than I could with 1200lb of ballast on the 13x17.

sandm
08-13-2009, 06:32 PM
I have the OJ 13.7 by 17.5 4 blade wake prop , wondering what the difference would be.


thx

I have the same prop and have heard that the 14x14 is the way to go. hoping to add it to the list next spring....

wolfeman131
08-14-2009, 10:08 AM
My OBV came with the OJ 13x17 3 blade and it was awful. Top speed was 46mph with one person in the boat and no ballast. Top speed on the 14x14.25 is now about 38mph but I could care less. I never go fast because it's just a waste of gas IMO.

The holeshot cannot be compared. I can get up to speed faster with 2400lb of ballast on the 14x14 than I could with 1200lb of ballast on the 13x17.


JV -

Same for me as DG. When I took my boat in for 20 hr service, told dealership of the issue and what I thought was a lot of vibration and they switched the OJ for the ACME. No problems since and great performance IMO.

jmvotto
08-14-2009, 10:16 AM
Wolfe, did you go from a 3blade to a 4 blade or a 4 blade to 4 blade. I can understand DG improved hole shot from 3 to blades.

My holeshot is pretty darn good, but i do feel a slight vibration at 8 to 10mph, but i hacve a very small ding in one blade.

That's why all the questions.

wolfeman131
08-14-2009, 04:34 PM
oops - I missed that DG went from 3 to 4. I had the 4 blade OJ.

moombadaze
08-14-2009, 04:55 PM
JV -

Same for me as DG. When I took my boat in for 20 hr service, told dealership of the issue and what I thought was a lot of vibration and they switched the OJ for the ACME. No problems since and great performance IMO.


Drew, this vibration your talking about--did you feel/hear it in my boat when you were in it? Now i really wish you had drivin it while i was up there. It just seams loud to me and kinda drives me nuts, but the dealer said this is normall with the upgrade wakeboard prop.