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2015 no hard top. Same results at Patro. Holeshot ok imo. My 19p rev4 was all over holeshot but midrange was less. Same top end mph at wot. 6000rpms vs 5600 w hs4.

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can't find my original post where I tested two props on my 2014 24 w/factory T-top ; Marcus at PT keeps a log for the fleet with MPH/RPM values. My top end was over 54 MPH but forget RPM level-it was near 5,900. It was 1:1 up to 45 MPH/4500 then speed dropped off slighty/RPM increase. Runs like a scalded dog and hole shot is awesome.

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Think the power tech prop was 15.25 diameter and 21 pitch if I remember what Marcus said. That is what we went with. Sounds like it will work well from the numbers u gave.

Picked up boat on Saturday and bought it home, but death in family has delayed maiden voyage.

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Good luck and let us know how you make out. Best time to plane on my rig was with JP at 2.5" with that prop based on what we found. Trials run with 1/2 tank of fuel 2 adults 1-2 knot wind.

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I have a 2016 2400trs with the 300 and a hard top and ive tried several props now but im still struggling to get the numbers I would like to see. OFX3 21 pitch gets me to 5600 rpm and 53 mph and I ran the HS4 21 pitch today but I couldnt break 5200rpms and 52 mph. Im bummed by those numbers because i really though the HS4 21 pitch would get my rpms higher than that.

Now I'm hunting for an OFX4 or Rev4 in 19 pitch

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Hey NateF,

I've got a boat just like yours and I'm not happy with the PT OFX4 19 pitch. It doesn't give WOT numbers near what I expected. Actually, very similar to yours with the HS4 21 pitch. I'm curious if the 15" diameter of the HS4 21 makes it perform more like an OFX4 19?? I wonder if a 14-1/2" prop would allow the engine to rev higher?

I think I might give Marcus at PT another shot at prop selection; hoping he'll cut me some sort of demo price deal. 

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My top speed is about 53 mph. As noted, I have a 19" pitch prop. I also have a fiberglass t-top which surely takes a few mph off my boat. For me 53 mph is plenty fast. What concerns me more is that I can't turn more that about 5,500 rpm. I never got any explanation except to stay with the 19" pitch or my planing time will suffer.

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Has anybody found a prop that they are happy with?????   My buddy has a 2016 2400 TRS with hard top, 36V I pilot, leaning post tackle cabinet, and the F300.  Looking for something that will get the rpm's up to at least the 5700 - 5800 range.

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Not me! I wish someone would hit on the right prop so we can all go out and buy it. I really hate to experiment with $500 props.

I’ve narrowed my research to Yamaha Saltwater Series II and PowerTech OFX4. Both have a diameter of 15.25” so that is not a differentiator. The million dollar question is what pitch??

If anyone from PowerTech reads this, send me a 17 and 18 inch prop and I’ll do some free testing to answer this burning question that so many Pathfinder 2400 owners ask.

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Thanks to Chris Bailey at Gulf Coast Complete Marine, I was able to test an OFX4 17" pitch prop (not ported). I ran my 2400 TRS (300 Yamaha + hard top) at full throttle and it hit 6100 RPM and 52 MPH quickly. I had the motor trimmed up to 4 bars, jack plate at 3" and the trim tabs fully retracted. So my dilemma is whether I hit the rev limiter on the motor or 6100 is the true maximum RPM for this prop on my boat. You can see the test results in the attached file.

The hole shot was very good with the non-ported 17 pitch prop. FYI, Mike Hood Props doesn't recommend ported props unless the motor just can't spin the prop fast enough while planing. If you order a prop without ports and have an issue you add ports.

Personally, I don't like 52 MPH at 6100 RPM. So I think my conclusion is to select an OFX4 18" pitch without porting and hope to run 5700-5800 RPM WOT and about 54 MPH and still get decent hole shot.

Test conditions: 1 person, 35 gallons of fuel, full live well, light wind, 75 degrees (basically perfect conditions) 

Pathfinder Performance Graph.pdf

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