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Got a gatortail 2 blade fat blade prop coming in sometime this week. It looks similar to a hammer in size. I'm going to see what it does stock and then get baggy to do his magic on it. Anyone have experience running this prop?

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Tue May 22, 2018 9:57 am
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I've had good luck with the fat blade props.... works great for my application....

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Mon May 28, 2018 7:49 am
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Yeah man, unworked I was able to turn it 30mph at 4500. Once it's worked it will scoot well I'm sure

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Mon May 28, 2018 5:03 pm
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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
Hey, did you get that prop back from baggy yet & installed ? Hows it run?

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Wed May 30, 2018 8:48 pm
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No not yet bro. I want to run the boat with that prop unworked one more time with the cut skeg I ordered, once I get numbers with it, I'm going to bring it to him and let you know how it does bro

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Thu May 31, 2018 8:49 am
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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
Wchauvin wrote:
No not yet bro. I want to run the boat with that prop unworked one more time with the cut skeg I ordered, once I get numbers with it, I'm going to bring it to him and let you know how it does bro
Ok I'll be getting one soon from him

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Thu May 31, 2018 10:21 am
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what are the specs on the Fat Blade? the webpage doesn't give any info.


Thu May 31, 2018 12:22 pm
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Cavitation 46, 9 pitch. That is unworked.

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Just got my worked fat blade back from baggy and ran it today. He worked it to a 10 pitch, added heavy cupping, sharpened the blades, took .25 inches off of each blade, and polished it. Gained 3 mph in shallow water and 5 in deep (yes, for some reason my skiff runs better in deep water). I'm running 32 in shallow and 34-35 in deep. Holeshot is the best ive ever been in hands down and got the boat up to top speed in about 5 seconds. Very happy with it. put my dad In the boat and ran the exact same speeds, so it carries a load very well.

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Who is baggy? And how can I get ahold of him? I’m getting a 37efi level 3 and wanting to see what best 2 blade is for it.


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868-0103 is his number bro. He owns a prop shop in Houma. Best around. Give him a call and he will point you in the right direction

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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
WHat kind of rooster tail you throwing with this prop?

I got to run a 40 the other day and I threw my baggy 2 blade from my 37 on it. I could get the prop out the water and cavitate it easily and the roost it threw was really really weird compared to other props ive run.

Normally on my 37 I throw a roost strait up and back, but on the 40 it seemed like it was coming off of the opposite side of the prop and shooting out to the side, no matter how I trimmed it.

The weirdest thing was how easy it was to cavitate it, but it made a massive difference over the stock 3 blade.

Hows your prop running so far? are you able to cavitate it easy like this one?


Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:40 am
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My fat blade throws a lot to the side but the main rooster tail is straight out the back. I run it about 4400-4500 for optimal speeds on my rig. It carries a load like nothing else though imo

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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
Anybody ever have a fat blade cut to 9" diameter? Will be running a modded GTR 25 BB, and have the need for a 9" prop at times. Since I can crank out more hp than stock I'm wondering if using what the 35-37 hp stock rigs would use could give more performance.

Or any other recommendations for a 9" prop turned by more than 25hp?


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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
Call baggy he will know exactly what you need. You won’t be able to turn these props, they are all 12.25x10 and bigger. Baggy would be the man to have cut and cup it though.


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Yep, he is right, baggy will point you in the right direction bud

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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
Mine really pulled hard away from my hand and I got 23mph on my 1854 Stumpjumper. Backed up pretty good and it got on plane good but it was slow. Running a 40hp Gatortail.


Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:58 am
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Is that stock with the wheel or did you get it worked bud?

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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
hvfc6040 wrote:
WHat kind of rooster tail you throwing with this prop?

I got to run a 40 the other day and I threw my baggy 2 blade from my 37 on it. I could get the prop out the water and cavitate it easily and the roost it threw was really really weird compared to other props ive run.

Normally on my 37 I throw a roost strait up and back, but on the 40 it seemed like it was coming off of the opposite side of the prop and shooting out to the side, no matter how I trimmed it.

The weirdest thing was how easy it was to cavitate it, but it made a massive difference over the stock 3 blade.

Hows your prop running so far? are you able to cavitate it easy like this one?


I just got my merc back from Chris and it's doing the same thing. He pitched it to 13 and added some cup. Ended up being just a touch too much for my motor as I could only turn it 4300 RPMs, but the main rooster tail was off to my starboard side. Shipped it back to him and he's going to take care of it. I'll see what happens when I get it back.


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What motor are you running? 12 pitch with cup is perfect for my 40

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Wchauvin wrote:
What motor are you running? 12 pitch with cup is perfect for my 40


Modded 37. 12 pitch isn't enough. Needs 12.5 and some cup added. 13 was just a touch too much.


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Post Re: Gatortail fat blade
Got my Fat Blade back from Baggy this week. Took it out today. Went from 23mph to 26 sometimes 27 in deep water. Zero Tiller Torque. It is now as fast as my 3 Blade. Backs up pretty good but the main thing is I don't have to Trim down to take off. I set my Trim wide open and left it there. That thing bit and took off no problem Trimmed up to run. I am happy and wondering if I should send in the 3 Blade.


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Baggy is the best out there for a reason bro. That's some very good gains

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