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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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The Most Powerful Outboard Motor You Can Buy

The Most Powerful Outboard Motor You Can Buy

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Boat Propellers, Boating, Stainless Steel Boat Propellers | 0 comments

The propellers used by the most powerful outboard engine are outboard stainless steel props by Hering Performance Propellers which has been making highest quality boat props for racing boats and high powered pleasure boats for forty years. This new outboard manufacturer called Seven Marine that started up in 2010 and they have the most powerful outboard...

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The History of Outboard Motors – Part Nine

The History of Outboard Motors – Part Nine

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Boat Propellers, Boating | 1 comment

When world war II ended in 1945, Mercury was ready with two new motor models. A 3.2 horsepower single cylinder called the Comet and the twin cylinder 6 horsepower named the Rocket. In 1947 the engines were redesigned with a much more modern look and a third model was added called the Lightning. This new model was a higher RPM, 20 cubic inch, 10 horsepower...

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The History of Outboard Motors – Part Eight

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Boat Accessories, Boat Propellers, Boating | 0 comments

The 1940 Mercury outboard boat motor was a very good looking streamlined motor compared to other brands at the time. The drive shaft was put inside a casing that also served to cover the water pickup line and a leak proof under water exhaust system. The water pump was also a huge leap forward in design using a Rotex rubber pump that did not need any...

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The History of Outboard Motors – Part Seven

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Boat Accessories, Boating | 0 comments

Mercury Outboard Motors was founded in 1939 by Carl Kiekhaefer who at the time was a chief engineer working at a successful company not related to boating. Wanting to own his own business he bought a failed outboard motor company in his hometown of Cedarburg Wisconsin that produced Thor brand outboard motors, with the plan to produce magnetic separators for...

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