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mattyj

03 VLX at 5700' ….. which prop?

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mattyj

Recently purchased an '03 VLX (335 Monsoon). My local lakes are at 5700' or higher. After researching and deciding on either an ACME 1235 or 2079, i came across a great deal on a 2247. (15 x 14.25)

My concerns are;

Is the 15" prop too big? Gelcoat damage?

Too much prop for the motor i have? (335 Monsoon)

I only surf & wakeboard with the boat. I run approx 1800lbs ballast plus the wedge when surfing and 4-6 people.

Thanks in advance.

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Tims

I think you will have trouble at altitude with that 2247. I had it on my VLX with Monsoon and it did not perform as well as the 1235.

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CamMan

I have a 2004 VLX with an ACME 1235. I'm by no means a prop expert but the 1235 has suited me just fine. We only wakeboard and surf, no skiing. Sometimes we run a lot of weight and have had no problems so far (knock on wood). I have an 1100 lbs bag in each locker plus the center tank, and usually a bunch of buddies sitting in the bow. The bags are only filled completely for surfing. I've been running this setup for about 3 years now.

Oh, and I also live in Utah. The Wasatch Front to be exact.

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mattyj

Thanks Tims & CamMan, I appreciate the input! Sounds like the 1235 will be the best option for my boat...

CamMan, I'm on the Wasatch back :) …. Heber City.

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Tims

I would consider the 2315 (15x12) if you struggle with the 1235

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