Originally Posted by ChampT22
Back in the 1980s, I had an 18' deep v covered bow with a 9.9 kicker. I tried to use it to troll offshore. Wast of time, it would barely move the boat. I removed it. I also had a 9.9 on a 26' sailboat on the lake and it just find. 4.5 on a 28 footer LOL.
Trust me, it took a looooong time to get in. BUT, we got there. Dad had 2 props for that motor. One he called a high thrust. It was a larger diameter, for use when the motor was our kicker. He had a regular prop we'd put on when it was used on my 12 foot flatbottom.