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    Default how much hp does it take

    just wondering how much hp it takes to turn a jet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lupo1904 View Post
    just wondering how much hp it takes to turn a jet?

    That just might be the most open ended question posted all year?


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    Quote Originally Posted by lupo1904 View Post
    just wondering how much hp it takes to turn a jet?
    Where would you like to start?

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    I can easily turn mine by hand! So under 1!
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    as much as you can get

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    Quote Originally Posted by lupo1904 View Post
    just wondering how much hp it takes to turn a jet?



    Turn a jet to what

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    Quote Originally Posted by lupo1904 View Post
    just wondering how much hp it takes to turn a jet?

    Lupo, what kind of boat to start off with, what speed you looking for?, motor?, impeller? what the guys are sayind is you need more info.
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    ^^^

    I was more like thinking: 228 posts from Feb 2011 and he hasn't seen an impeller chart posted ?

    Lupo..............search function......Impeller Chart.

    There's a thread about one every month or two.


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    Heres a figure to play with to turn an A impeller 1000 rpms takes 3.58 HP

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetboatperformance View Post
    Heres a figure to play with to turn an A impeller 1000 rpms takes 3.58 HP

    Doesn't an A impeller take 11.67 hp per 100 rpm to turn 6,000 ?

    An AMT AAA is something like 50hp per 150 rpm past 5,000???? ( it's been a long time, but I think that's the number)


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