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MRichardsonMRichardson Senior MemberOrlandoPosts: 10,466 AG
I use a MK Riptide 40 on my duck boat (for fishing). It's used a lot in fresh and salt, more often in fresh these days.
Standard prop appears to be the MK 'Power Prop" which suck in hydrilla and other weeds. When I look at the weedless series of props, I don't see any that fit.

Anyone know if there are any 3rd party/aftermarket or any options for a weedless prop out there that fit a 3.25 shaft minn kota?
I have never seen live bones, but I know that they are often used by rich people to decorate the interior.

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  • capt louiecapt louie Moderator citrus countyPosts: 10,873 Moderator
     I have an 80lb thrust motor guide with two blade prop. It don't go through hydrilla very well.
    "You'll get your weather"
  • fishonfishon Senior Member LakelandPosts: 984 Officer
    Lbs eat hydrilla. On low my 70lbs gets stuck. Onhigh no hydrilla issues on my prop, just saying.
    Triton 1870 Bay Sport, 115 merc. 4/stroke,
    Fish Shallow saltwater, lakes central Fl. And Lake Oconee Ga.
    Live in Lakeland
  • MRichardsonMRichardson Senior Member OrlandoPosts: 10,466 AG
    I found a weedless wedge version that fits (not sure exactly how weedless it really is though).  I added a Ninja Grass Blade to my motor and that combo so far seems pretty **** solid.  Chopped my way through Kissimmee grass and thick pads no problem.  Still need to test it on hydrilla but it appears it's all been nuked with great enthusiasm on my favorite local lake.  

    I do think the Ninja Grass Blade is the main improvement to my setup.
    I have never seen live bones, but I know that they are often used by rich people to decorate the interior.
  • SUPER DSUPER D Senior Member OrlandoPosts: 737 Officer
    Check Ebay, they sell a 3 blade aftermarket prop that claims to be weedless. I think it was an Indian name or something. I have a MK Endura that they don't make weedless wedge for. It looks good, but pricey for a small piece of plastic. I just haven't got around to getting one yet. My problem is I fish around Oysters, and the nicks and cuts in the blade grab any weeds, so I need two props, one for Oysters, and one for lakes and ML. 
  • SUPER DSUPER D Senior Member OrlandoPosts: 737 Officer
    I just checked called kipawa. They sell for MK.
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