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  • #31
    Let me try to attach this PDF.
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    • #32
      Acme’s response , when I asked them for their recommendation for a 2019 X22

      Typically, on this boat I like the ACME 3493 – 18”x15.5”. Very similar RPM’s and top end speed, but better holeshot. However, if your goal is mainly to lower RPMs, I’d probably go with the ACME 3319 – 18x16 with .120 cup. That will lower RPM quite a bit, and still have good holeshot with the extra weight.

      I’d be a little hesitant on the 3289 just because it is definitely more of a speed prop, but if you’re reading good things about it on the forum, it might be worth a try. It will definitely help lower RPM, just depends how much hole shot you’re willing to give up.

      We offer a 30-day performance guarantee, so as long as you don’t damage the prop, you can swap it out.

      Braden Miller
      Sales/Product Specialist
      ACME Marine Group
      2019 X22
      2014 X10
      2008 X2
      1996 Malibu

      Nacimiento Lake/the dragon

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      • #33
        Originally posted by Reskilson View Post
        Acme’s response , when I asked them for their recommendation for a 2019 X22

        Typically, on this boat I like the ACME 3493 – 18”x15.5”. Very similar RPM’s and top end speed, but better holeshot. However, if your goal is mainly to lower RPMs, I’d probably go with the ACME 3319 – 18x16 with .120 cup. That will lower RPM quite a bit, and still have good holeshot with the extra weight.

        I’d be a little hesitant on the 3289 just because it is definitely more of a speed prop, but if you’re reading good things about it on the forum, it might be worth a try. It will definitely help lower RPM, just depends how much hole shot you’re willing to give up.

        We offer a 30-day performance guarantee, so as long as you don’t damage the prop, you can swap it out.

        Braden Miller
        Sales/Product Specialist
        ACME Marine Group
        Thanks for the information. Good to know their thoughts on this.

        BTW, miss my time on the Central Coast... Went to Poly and spent 20 years in the area...
        2022 XSTARS
        2020 X22
        2019 XT22
        2017 XT20

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        • #34
          Originally posted by Reskilson View Post
          Acme’s response , when I asked them for their recommendation for a 2019 X22

          Typically, on this boat I like the ACME 3493 – 18”x15.5”. Very similar RPM’s and top end speed, but better holeshot. However, if your goal is mainly to lower RPMs, I’d probably go with the ACME 3319 – 18x16 with .120 cup. That will lower RPM quite a bit, and still have good holeshot with the extra weight.

          I’d be a little hesitant on the 3289 just because it is definitely more of a speed prop, but if you’re reading good things about it on the forum, it might be worth a try. It will definitely help lower RPM, just depends how much hole shot you’re willing to give up.

          We offer a 30-day performance guarantee, so as long as you don’t damage the prop, you can swap it out.

          Braden Miller
          Sales/Product Specialist
          ACME Marine Group
          i'm not sure i agree with this. there was no decrease in hole shot with the 3289. if there was it was negligible. the person you want to speak with is jim. it looks like i'm getting into an x24 and will take my 800 lbs of lead with me.... i'll be spinning a 3289 in that boat.

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          • #35
            +1 to XC500, I’m spinning the stocker OJ 845 18x16 at 3500 rpm’s at surf speed 11.2ish with light-medium load, and 4400 RPM’s at cruise speed of 28mph. I’m also burning fuel quickly. Holeshot is not really a need for surfing IMO, but feathering up a surfer is needed with the 845 to prevent shoulder dislocation.

            Feels like this prop is best suited to higher altitude, massive crews/loads, fully loaded wakeboarding, or maybe the biggest boats.

            Thanks to ManiacMikes, he dropped off the 3289 for a trial run which feels like a great prop for the X22. Will report back. MM knows these boats like few others so whatever he recommends I’m doing.

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            • #36
              I want to know how the 3289 does on the X24 please!

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              • #37
                Originally posted by Reskilson View Post
                Acme’s response , when I asked them for their recommendation for a 2019 X22

                Typically, on this boat I like the ACME 3493 – 18”x15.5”. Very similar RPM’s and top end speed, but better holeshot. However, if your goal is mainly to lower RPMs, I’d probably go with the ACME 3319 – 18x16 with .120 cup. That will lower RPM quite a bit, and still have good holeshot with the extra weight.

                I’d be a little hesitant on the 3289 just because it is definitely more of a speed prop, but if you’re reading good things about it on the forum, it might be worth a try. It will definitely help lower RPM, just depends how much hole shot you’re willing to give up.

                We offer a 30-day performance guarantee, so as long as you don’t damage the prop, you can swap it out.

                Braden Miller
                Sales/Product Specialist
                ACME Marine Group
                I am not an expert on props so maybe someone can elaborate - The stock OJ prop is a 18x16 .120 cup - how much difference could there really be by going to an 18x16 .120 Acme prop? I can see there being a little difference, I have had different brand props that have different effects on the wave, but in holeshot and RPM were pretty indistinguishable.

                I also don't think prop companies are used to people asking for less prop. They are probably used to people heavily loading their boats and wanting more low end pull - but that is not the issue with the X22/24/star for most people.
                The question is not whether life exists after death, but whether you were alive before death - Osho

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                • #38
                  2020 X22 Prop Options

                  Correction: my OEM spec is OJ 843. Makes sense as this is for CO altitude. We hauled the X22 up to ID and she will live at 2100’.



                  Thanks to MM, swapped out this morning for the 3289. Perfect daily driver for us on the X22.

                  Dropped roundly 300-400 RP M’s across the power band and still had plenty of holeshot to pull my big behind around with full ballast plus lead. Surf RPM settled back into 3300 range, down from 3550+.

                  May be able to hit 40 MPH with a tailwind, which is moving for the big busted X22, and an added 4+ MPH at WOT.

                  As others note she ran a bit quieter.











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                  • #39
                    awesome info Moose. Thanks!
                    2022 XSTARS
                    2020 X22
                    2019 XT22
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                    • #40
                      moosehead- You bring up a good question- I was wondering by the "High Alititude Prop" of 17.25 x 16.5 is seemingly smaller than the factory prop of 18x16 (which would in theory have a much better holeshot given larger diameter and numerically smaller pitch)- does anyone know?

                      I run the factory prop here at 5400' (though expect I'll take it up on occasion to 9000'+). The factory 18x16 is plenty for our altitude even with full ballast and a crew.

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                      • #41
                        CO MC specs it perfectly for our backyard. My only guess to your question as to why they spec a slightly less aggressive prop is the 18x16 is even too much at altitude. If our X22 stayed at CO altitude, especially at 8200’ at Lake Granby, we would run the 17.25 x 16.5. This prop may also be best for heavily weighted, full crew wakeboarding. We were getting roughly 6 GPH running 95% surfing, full ballast, light-medium crew so not bad.

                        MCOR, well done on this and the software upgrade stuff. We need to start an “Official X22 Thread” with pics and input tips.

                        Also thanks to Maniacmikes, aka Dr. Dialed, we also now have optimized X22 surf settings which I’ll post in said above thread.
                        Last edited by moosehead; 08-07-2020, 03:40 PM.

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                        • #42
                          Originally posted by moosehead View Post
                          CO MC specs it perfectly for our backyard. My only guess to your question as to why they spec a slightly less aggressive prop is the 18x16 is even too much at altitude. If our X22 stayed at CO altitude, especially at 8200’ at Lake Granby, we would run the 17.25 x 16.5. This prop may also be best for heavily weighted, full crew wakeboarding.

                          MCOR, well done on this and the software upgrade stuff. We need to start an “Official X22 Thread” with pics and input tips.

                          Also thanks to Maniacmikes, aka Dr. Dialed, we also now have optimized X22 surf settings which I’ll post in said above thread.
                          Can’t wait for the info great place for everyone to share !

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                          • #43
                            Originally posted by sand2snow22 View Post
                            M-Had a customer rolling the new V4 prop on his boat XT23 (different prop), He loved it before he bent one fin bad enough that it was unfixable. My point is, the new V4 props sound promising.
                            Thanks for the info!
                            2022 XSTARS
                            2020 X22
                            2019 XT22
                            2017 XT20

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                            • #44
                              Originally posted by moosehead View Post
                              CO MC specs it perfectly for our backyard. My only guess to your question as to why they spec a slightly less aggressive prop is the 18x16 is even too much at altitude. If our X22 stayed at CO altitude, especially at 8200’ at Lake Granby, we would run the 17.25 x 16.5. This prop may also be best for heavily weighted, full crew wakeboarding. We were getting roughly 6 GPM running 95% surfing, full ballast, light-medium crew so not bad.

                              MCOR, well done on this and the software upgrade stuff. We need to start an “Official X22 Thread” with pics and input tips.

                              Also thanks to Maniacmikes, aka Dr. Dialed, we also now have optimized X22 surf settings which I’ll post in said above thread.
                              Interesting. I had a couple of instances where I'd be worried about less than the 18x16 but those are few and far between. Most of the time it's just two of us and ballast so might be worth looking at this other prop to see if we can save some fuel...

                              **Edit, just saw the other thread on surf settings.

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                              • #45
                                Originally posted by XT21LakeAnna View Post
                                Acme matched nettle’s price.
                                Just FYI, called acme directly today to order the 3289 and was told by the sales guy that they can’t match Nettle’s price and said to go order it from them...he said nettle’s is a fantastic price now...

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