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Old 08-11-2018, 11:18 AM   #1
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Default Playmate Prop setup needed

Just went out on my new to me Playmate. The prop on it is a little dinged up, but there are no manufacture numbers on it for pitch. So what are you guys running? It is a Johnson spl 48 outboard
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I was using an 18 pitch on a 60hp Mariner , ran mid-forties . '87 Playmate .
Centerline of the prop 1 1/2" below the pad , 6" of setback .

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