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Boat Propellers for Different Boat Hull Designs

Boat Propellers for Different Boat Hull Designs

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in Aluminum Propellers, Boat Propellers, Stainless Steel Boat Propellers | 0 comments

Most boat hull designs perform well enough with an average aluminum propeller but a lot of hull designs work best with either a three or four blade boat prop with stern lifting or bow lifting capabilities made from aluminum or stainless steel. For boats with an outboard motor or a sterndrive sometimes using a bow lifting boat prop tends to make the...

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Underwater Hits on Boat Props

Underwater Hits on Boat Props

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Boat Propellers | 0 comments

If you own a boat with an outboard motor or sterndrive and hit something underwater with your lower unit and boat props a wide range of damage can occur. It also depends on what the propeller is made out of as to how much damage you have. Boat props made of a composite material should not cause any damage the lower unit or prop shaft. They have solid hubs...

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Boat Propeller Brands

Boat Propeller Brands

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in Boat Propellers, Buy Boat Propellers | 0 comments

Most people who are looking to buy a new prop are not familiar with all the boat propeller brands available to choose from. There are actually two brand categories of boat propellers. One is the original equipment manufacturer brand of propellers called OEM propellers. These are boat props that are made by the engine manufacturer like Mercury Marine, the...

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The Best Value in Boat Propellers – Aluminum Propellers

The Best Value in Boat Propellers – Aluminum Propellers

Posted by on Oct 27, 2017 in Aluminum Propellers, Buy Boat Propellers | 0 comments

If you have a boat that has an outboard motor or sterndrive you can use boat propellers made out of a composite or aluminum propellers or stainless steel. We prefer the use of aluminum propellers or stainless steel propellers because it is our opinion that the composite props do not perform quite so good but they do work OK so if you want to see for...

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How to find the right size Outboard Motor Propeller

How to find the right size Outboard Motor Propeller

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Boat Propellers | 1 comment

For outboard motor propellers, if your boat has a working tachometer than you can follow the same procedures outlined in our previous blog dealing with sterndrive boats. Using a tachometer is the best way to find the right size boat propellers. What if you don’t have a tachometer on your boat? This is very common if you have a small boat with a low...

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How you can find the right size boat propeller

How you can find the right size boat propeller

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Boat Propellers, Buy Boat Propellers | 0 comments

Boat propellers are a big mystery to a lot of boat owners. But determining what size boat propeller you need to use for your boat and motor combination is not as complicated as you might think. There are just a few simple things you need to know and a few things you might need to find out that you can do yourself. If you haven’t read our two previous...

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