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    Polishing Impellers

    Curious to know if anyone has polished up a stock impeller and whether or not its worth doing....


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    a satin finnish is supposed to be best. makes the prop more "slippery"

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    Thanks for the response Jerry.

    So how come high performance props are polished. Are the materials different from a stock prop. This was the main reason why I was thinking of polishing up my prop..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tas_RXP
    ...So how come high performance props are polished...
    Tas_RXP,

    When I was into high performance boats the "polished vs. satin" debate was big... probably still is I ran both and never noticed a difference.

    My friend pays between $7,500- $8,500 per set... I suppose he should expect a little "bling factor" at that price

    Here is a site that discusses the issue (last couple of threads):

    http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/a.../t-100844.html

    Jeff

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    Is satin finish the same as a sand blast or beat blast finish?

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    there may be a nickles worth of difference but that would be it. I agree with the bling factor explanation. I have seen several shiny props roughed up similar to what Impros does in their re-finish and some stockers re-finished like that too but no way would I take it apart just slick it up.

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    So what does everyone think this is on this prop?
    Last edited by festus; 09-23-2006 at 10:18 PM.

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    Cant really tell...looks to be polished....

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