Stainless Steel Props: Why Steel Beats Aluminum

May 14th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Stainless Steel Props: Why Steel Beats Aluminum)

I have to admit I’ve had a few unhappy incidents with boat propellers. (In my defense, silt can be very tricky, quietly laying in wait for unsuspecting boaters.) Fortunately, a little ding here and there isn’t catastrophic to the life of a prop. This is why I chose a prop with strength and durability on …
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Pitch Perfect: Selecting the Right Boat Propeller Pitch

May 14th, 2014 | Posted by Kyla in Boat Propellers - (Comments Off on Pitch Perfect: Selecting the Right Boat Propeller Pitch)

The pitch of your propeller determines how fast your boat busts out of the hole; it also affects how fast you accelerate. But the same pitch does not do both. Determining the best pitch for your boat’s purpose is like fine-tuning your recipe for homemade barbecue sauce: too spicy and it will blow your eyeballs …
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How To Test Your Boat Propeller Performance

July 1st, 2013 | Posted by melissa in Boat Propellers | Everything Boating & Fishing - (Comments Off on How To Test Your Boat Propeller Performance)
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Your boat propeller is designed to help your boat engine run within the manufacturer’s intended RPMs at Wide Open Throttle (WOT). If your prop is not working to its maximum potential, overall boat and engine performance will be compromised. Testing your boat prop regularly is an important way to maintain your boat’s components and get …
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