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Mate
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎09-28-2019

Ventilation

Ive a 21’ DVL Carolina Skiff with a 115 Evinrude Etec & trouble planing. The rpms go crazy, Motor roars & no pick up. My marina says prop should be 14-17 not 15-15 bc it’s ventilating. Dealer disagrees. Any thoughts? Thank you
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Skipper
Posts: 8
Registered: ‎06-20-2018

Re: Ventilation

Hello,

 

In my experience, your symptoms smell like a spun prop hub.

 

Under-propping in pitch as much as you mentioned would produce great acceleration, "pickup", but top out possibly over recommended RPM.

 

Your noted lack of thrust is evidence of a spun hub.  Check it out...and good luck.

 

Hookey