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Old 09-19-2018, 05:26 PM
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Anyone have experience running Mercury Eco Enertia props? I have a 31 contender fisharound? Have Yamaha F250’s on the boat.

Curious about performance vs Yamaha props. What hole motors are mounted in. Appreciate any insight.
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They are very good perfomance props. Agressive.
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I changed my Yamaha props to Enertia n got better performance through the whole rpm range
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Tried one on a single F350 setup, was good for top end but wouldnt stay on plane below 4100 rpm. Probably due to larger diameter gearcase kn F350 which shouldn't be an issue on F250.
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Have a buddy running them on his 31 open with 300 Verados, they are the best all around prop for fuel economy and performance. Rev 4s were faster, but the fuel economy on the Ecos was hard to beat.
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Originally Posted by taymoreese View Post
Anyone have experience running Mercury Eco Enertia props? I have a 31 contender fisharound? Have Yamaha F250’s on the boat.

Curious about performance vs Yamaha props. What hole motors are mounted in. Appreciate any insight.
Are your F250's 3.3 liter or 4.2 liter motors. I have 17 pitch Yamaha SSII props on new 4.2 F250's. Was considering trying Enertia Eco 17's.
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I just rented a set today and saw a increase in mpg across the board on twin 300 Verados over Mirage props of the same pitch. Lost about 1 mph top end but I dont care about 56 or 57 mph. I was easily cruising at 40mph at 4170 rpm at 1.58 where with the mirages I would be at 44/4500 rpm at 40 at 1.3/4
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Originally Posted by Castrohasanafro View Post
I just rented a set today and saw a increase in mpg across the board on twin 300 Verados over Mirage props of the same pitch. Lost about 1 mph top end but I dont care about 56 or 57 mph. I was easily cruising at 40mph at 4170 rpm at 1.58 where with the mirages I would be at 44/4500 rpm at 40 at 1.3/4
Never knew you could rent a set of props. Is this in Miami?
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Call Ken at Prop Gods
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Run one on a single Verado 300. Good cruising prop but I also noticed a higher minimum planing speed over my Rev4.
Hole shot and top end are better on mine with the Eco.

But..... they are bad in reverse with little thrust and poor control. On a large boat with a single like mine, makes backing into a slip, walking the boat sideways, etc, very difficult.
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i have a set and they are great on a flat day or if moving the boat. on a choppy or rough day, they cavitate much more and kill the performance compared to the mirages that i also have.
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I put them on my 36 Contender CC and they made a great difference. Better economy and most importantly to me they easily get the boat on plane with two motors. I have 06 F250s and with the original Yamaha 23P props the boat was way over propped. I'm running 19p Ecos and love them. I agree with the post above to give Ken at Prop Gods a call. That's where I got mine.
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Do you guys think a eco enertia would run well on a semi heavy 23'with bracket and single yamaha 3.3 f250?
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Originally Posted by tarpononecharter View Post
Never knew you could rent a set of props. Is this in Miami?
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Harvestime;: check with Ken but I think the standard enertia would be better than the eco on your setup - they're quite different props.

Ken advised I went with an enertia 17 on my Outrage 210 with Honda 225 and it's great.
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Originally Posted by Paulswagelock View Post
Run one on a single Verado 300. Good cruising prop but I also noticed a higher minimum planing speed over my Rev4.
Hole shot and top end are better on mine with the Eco.

But..... they are bad in reverse with little thrust and poor control. On a large boat with a single like mine, makes backing into a slip, walking the boat sideways, etc, very difficult.
Ran a Rev 4 and an Eco on our 2350 Bluewater with a bracket and we did not have any discernible difference in reverse between the two. Eco was better everywhere except hole shot and low planing speeds where the Rev 4 would lift the stern more, both were 17” pitch. I guess it all depends on the boat and setup.
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Originally Posted by tarpononecharter View Post
Are your F250's 3.3 liter or 4.2 liter motors. I have 17 pitch Yamaha SSII props on new 4.2 F250's. Was considering trying Enertia Eco 17's.
3.3 liter. I ran 19.5 pitch today. Too much prop, would only see 5500 rpms and 48.5 Mph at WOT with full fuel and water. Going to run a set of 18.5s and see how she does. Also going to run Rev 4s as another comparison.

With the 19.5s I was seeing between 1.50-1.54 mpg between 30-40 mph.
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Try the 18s, you want those engines turning 6000 on the big end.

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