Voo-doo/Merc 40 Followup
Tyler here with the voodoo with a 40 merc. Whatís the best
way to set up a motor on the voodoo with a regular stainless b. chopper
(18pitch) c. cleaver (16 pitch if I can find one!) I have a jack plate so
it should be higher than the aluminum 17 pitch I have on it right
now...how much higher...where would be the best bet to find a cleaver???
Iíve only seen one on a guys voodoo on my lake. Do u know of any thanks.
you have limited power, try the same setting as you've run with the
aluminum prop. From there go higher only if the boat is carrying itself
and you have no rooster-tail. A lot of torque on the wheel is a sign you
are too high for the prop you are using at the time. Don't know of any
cleavers out there but I think the small gain, if any, would not be worth
the hefty price. Stick with the chopper and experiment with different
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