Originally Posted by crxmanpat
The key is amp draw. So long as you're not drawing more than 8-10 amps constant, you should be OK. So be sure to check your amps. Anything over 10 could damage the motor.
With the prop I have now, I get below 10 amps unless I got full throttle. then it jumps to 12! So I've been careful, I also think I have a very slightly bent shaft.