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Suzuki Outboard Motor DF350A with counter rotating dual prop system

Suzuki Outboard Motor DF350A with counter rotating dual prop system

Posted by on Jan 27, 2018 in Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

Using their own version of the counter rotating dual prop system for boat propellers Suzuki started working on a new outboard motor project over three years ago. The Mercruiser and Volvo Penta stern drives have had their twin boat prop systems on the market for years and Yamaha also had their VMAX one hundred and fifty horsepower TRP outboard that used...

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Inflatable Boats

Inflatable Boats

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

Small inflatable boats that you can mount an electric motor or gas outboard engine on have become popular in recent years because they are an inexpensive type of boat to use on the water. The performance boat props used can also be inexpensive. Improvements in designs and on durability are another reason for their increase in inflatable boat...

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Boat Propeller Shaft Thrust Washer

Boat Propeller Shaft Thrust Washer

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

If you own a boat that has an outboard motor on it or boat with a sterndrive system, the propeller shaft must have what is called a thrust washer on it that is positioned on the shaft in front of the boat propeller. The thrust washer has two functions. The first reason why you must use one is it stops boat propellers from sliding forward on the prop...

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