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Smart Tabs

CaptMike2CaptMike2 USAMember Posts: 13 ✭✭

Has anybody else installed the Smart Tabs on their boats? What do you think?

I installed mine and at first didn't like them but after I made an adjustment I'm really liking them.. My time to plane is just a few seconds, and I can get the trim on the engine really high (almost kicking out a roster tail!!). That gives me the most RPM and the fastest speeds. Of course I can only maintain that on really calm days.

So between Smart Tabs AND a SS prop, she's setup good.

A Pirate 200 years too late, the canons don't thunder there is nothing to plunder, I'm an over 50 victim of fate..


  • finn5033finn5033 USAMember Posts: 6
    Hello Mike, I am also a Mike. I know your thread is a little old but I had some questions. I just received my 2017 SS 201 I/O with the 4.5 200hp mercruiser. I was not pleased with the hole shot and struggle to get on plane when I had people in the boat. I've already ordered a new prop. Mine came with a 14/23 3 blade prop. I ordered a 14.3/19 4-blade prop. I've been doing a bunch of reading on these smart pads and am wond ring if I should put these on as well. What boat do you have? And how are you liking the smart pads?
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