Prop for Monterey

I just bought a 1996 185 Monterey bow rider with 4.3L Merc. inboard. I am looking for a prop that will give me a good hole shot for water skiing and just a good all round prop and also increase my fuel economy. I was thinking to put a 19 pitch high 5 stainless? Any ideas?




That is a great choice for the boat you have. It would be my first choice, actually. I cannot add much here as you have already done your homework.




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