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I'm trying to identify the correct steel prop 2005 Mercury

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I'm trying to identify the correct steel prop for my 2005 Mercury marine (model 106412DN) 60hp ELPTO outboard motor. What I've read online says that I have to ensure I get the correct pitch so not to over or under rev the engine, and ensure that the steel prop is supported by the correct gear ratio - which I don't know what is. The aluminum prop is stamped "48 816706A40 14P"
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with

Picking the correct prop size involves the boat as well. What is the year, make and model of the boat the outboard is on? How many people/how much weight on average is in the boat? Are you at high altitude, or sea level?

Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Good morning. It looks like you read my reply and logged off. The website has charged you to speak with me, did you still need help with this?

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