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Keep your Boat at a Marina

Keep your Boat at a Marina

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Boating | 0 comments

Does it make sense to own and enjoy a boat if you do not live on the water? Absolutely. So what can you do? Lets face it living on the water costs a huge amount of money because it is so desirable to have that kind of lifestyle but most people can’t afford it. One thing you can do is trailer your boat to the water every time you want to use it...

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OJ Props – Inboard Boat Propellers

OJ Props – Inboard Boat Propellers

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in Boat Propellers | 0 comments

OJ Props produce inboard boat propellers for various boats. They have been around for almost eighty years since starting out in 1936 by it’s founder Oscar Johnson along with his son Ivar. They make the highest quality and performance boat props you can buy for your up to about twenty five foot inboard ski or pleasure boat. These props are made out of...

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Two Boat Propeller Sterndrives

Two Boat Propeller Sterndrives

Posted by on Apr 4, 2015 in Boat Propellers, Stainless Steel Boat Propellers | 0 comments

Volvo Penta was first to come out with a sterndrive with a single boat propeller in 1959 and they were first with a sterndrive that has two counter rotating boat propellers on a single prop shaft in 1982. The advantages of a sterndrive with two boat props are much less slippage that gives a better bite on the water, improved low speed steering...

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The First Sterndrives and their Propellers

The First Sterndrives and their Propellers

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

Sterndrives have the engine inside the boat connected to a drive unit and boat propellers located outside the boat, at the transom. The bottom of the drive unit looks like the gearcase of an outboard engine and in most cases really is. It is attached to a drive-shaft housing that is connected through the transom to the engine which transmits power through...

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The History of Outboard Motors – Part Thirteen

The History of Outboard Motors – Part Thirteen

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in Boating, Stainless Steel Boat Propellers | 0 comments

The 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s. By the 1970’s outboard motors had evolved into tried and true basic designs and systems that carried over for decades with minor improvements along the way. Horsepower was always being increased in order top or at least compete with the other manufacturers. Boat propeller performance also had to be improved...

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