Understanding Prop Pitch

October 19th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Propellers - (1 Comments)

With the World Series starting tonight between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about pitches.  However, not in the traditional baseball sense of the word pitch.  Selecting the right prop pitch for your boat is important for your boats overall performance. Prop pitch is the …
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Key Terms You Should Know When Selecting a Boat Prop

October 8th, 2011 | Posted by denise in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Key Terms You Should Know When Selecting a Boat Prop)

Selecting a boat prop can be challenging. There are a number of different factors that come into play during the selection process that can be confusing for a newcomer or even a veteran boat owner. In order to make things a little easier, we’ve developed an easy-to-use Boat Prop Finder. This tool will help guide …
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Michigan Wheel Propellers Added to Savvy Boater Boat Prop Line-up

September 15th, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Michigan Wheel Propellers Added to Savvy Boater Boat Prop Line-up)

We’re pleased to add Michigan Wheel Boat Propellers to our boat prop offerings.  Michigan Wheel Propellers enjoy a well-earned reputation for excellence with over 100 years of experience.  While their vast offerings range from a 3” diameter prop to 96” diameter propeller, we’ve hand selected some of the most popular models and sizes for the …
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Boat Propellers – Should You Choose a Fixed Hub or a Removable Hub Prop?

August 2nd, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Boat Propellers – Should You Choose a Fixed Hub or a Removable Hub Prop?)

When you’re choosing a boat propeller, the hub is very important as it must fit your motor’s drive shaft.  The hub serves to transmit the power from the drive shaft to the propeller.  It also provides a safety mechanism as it is designed to fail during a serious impact, protecting the drive shaft and gear …
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Buying a Boat Propeller – Should you choose Stainless or Aluminum?

July 22nd, 2011 | Posted by SavvyBoater in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Buying a Boat Propeller – Should you choose Stainless or Aluminum?)

If you read through the boating forums, you’ll quickly find that some of the most active threads arise when a boater asks “Should I get an aluminum boat prop or invest in a stainless steel prop?”   When it comes to the stainless steel versus aluminum boat propeller debate, there are a lot of firm …
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