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    Post 23 concept with df250 suzuki. Prop help.

    I'm in a bit of a bind. I recently rebuilt a 23 concept i had sitting for some time. My old man gave me a suzuki df250 outboard which is what I put on the boat. It is mounted on a bracket, on the highest holes possible. Now my problem is the prop. I bought a 23 mirage plus from mike down her in the keys but I'm not getting the numbers I know this boy can do. I have no bow lift and I feel the prop slipping as I trip past 5400 rpm. Best I've gotten with this prop is 5900 rpm and only 49 mph. And the bow lift is very minimal. Any advise would help. I was told to lower the motor to the middle holes to see if I saw a differece, and that these boats need a prop with a little more bow lift. I think it's worth a shot but curious to see what feedback i get. Any help would be great appreciated. Thanks. Also Mike can have the prop worked for me but I know those motors like big diameter props. So not sure if I should waste the money to work the prop or try a different design with more now lift

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wetdreamsfishing View Post
    I'm in a bit of a bind. I recently rebuilt a 23 concept i had sitting for some time. My old man gave me a suzuki df250 outboard which is what I put on the boat. It is mounted on a bracket, on the highest holes possible. Now my problem is the prop. I bought a 23 mirage plus from mike down her in the keys but I'm not getting the numbers I know this boy can do. I have no bow lift and I feel the prop slipping as I trip past 5400 rpm. Best I've gotten with this prop is 5900 rpm and only 49 mph. And the bow lift is very minimal. Any advise would help. I was told to lower the motor to the middle holes to see if I saw a differece, and that these boats need a prop with a little more bow lift. I think it's worth a shot but curious to see what feedback i get. Any help would be great appreciated. Thanks. Also Mike can have the prop worked for me but I know those motors like big diameter props. So not sure if I should waste the money to work the prop or try a different design with more now lift
    Your not going to get much/any bow lift with the 23 concept. I had one and I tried multiple props. They have a "hook" in the bottom that just keeps the bow down so bad!
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    Yea Ive heard a lot about the hook, not really looking to see 60's or anything like that but 49mph is a bit sluggish. With my old Evinrude 225 the boat was running 52-53 and I was running a ballistic prop which was on the boat when I bought it. I'm going to put it up on the dock this afternoon and lower the motor a bit see if I can get more bite

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    I had a 225 omc on mine. I think 54 was the best I ever saw. I ran a 21 mirage I believe.
    Bobby Pazos- Member Of The
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