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Looking for prop advice


I am in the early stages of rigging a re-power on my 09 Pulsare 2000. My old setup was an e-tech 150 with a 21 pitch Raker 2 prop. This setup served me well for water sports (skiing and tubes). It was not too bad on top speed, 58-59 mph. My re-power is a Yamaha v-max 250. I have no idea where I need to be for prop selection. My primary use will be for slalom water skiing. I am old and a big boy. I am not interested in plowing through the water forever before getting up from a deep water start. Also don’t want to bounce off of the rev limiter at the drop of a hat. Any of you ski or tube with a set up close to this? Any suggestions on pitch? Any advice on 3 or 4 blade?
I don’t know Yamaha gearing, but a Mercury 250 with 1.75 ratio would want a 26-27 pitch for speed. For pulling a heavy skier 23-25p would work well. The 23-24p will hit the rev alarm.
4 blades work well for speed, 5 blades for skiing, but nothing is absolute.
I use a bone stock 25p Trophy Plus 4 blade prop on our 2100 Pulsare with a 225 EFI Mercury. Works well all around. Gets on plane quickly, good for skiing and tubing, and has a good top end. You will need to try out different PVS plugs to get your holeshot dialed in.