Tag Archives: boat propeller

Spring boating season 2017

Start of the boating season 2017 for those of us who experience a winter! A lot of us are waiting for the nicer weather to show up! Record rainfalls, lots of flooding and swollen riverbanks has delayed some of us from safely accessing launches. The nicer weather is coming soon so take this time to […]

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We can help you select the correct propeller

We can help you select the correct propeller the more info we know the more accurate our recommendation Motor type and manufacturer Year and horsepower of motor Length and type of boat Any current prop info will help. Diameter, pitch and type of material WOT (wide open throttle) RPM reading with current prop is the […]

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Technical Boat propeller lingo

Pitch – the theoretical distance in inches that a propeller moves forward in one revolution. Think of a screw in wood. If you increase the angle of the threads, it will move further into the wood in one turn. Diameter – the diameter in inches of the circle that the blade tips will cut. Or, […]

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Wise boat propeller advice

I advise boaters to spend as much as it takes to get the right propeller for their boating application. Sometime it means Stainless ( 300hp and up ); sometimes it means 3 blade ;sometimes it means 4 blade; Don’t be too concerned with prop costs because the biggest bang that you can get for the […]

Happy new year of boating

Best wishes for a safe and happy new year! Thank you for your patronage and look forward to serving you in 2017! Safe and Happy Boating on your next outing on the water. From your Ace Propeller Team!

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How to find the best propeller for my boat

Finding the right prop for your application is not as easy as you may think. In fact, it is our experience that proper prop selection is one of the most difficult tasks in boating to make sure you are getting optimum performance. Mistakes can be costly in terms of fuel consumption, drive train wear, prop […]

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Boat propeller damage

As gas prices continue to creep up we are getting more and more enquiries from customers on how to improve performance with regards to fuel efficiency. A slightly damaged blade where the leading edge of the propeller has been damaged by running through some sand or gravel. The propeller blade edge should be filed smooth. […]

High altitude will affect performance

Boat propellers are available in several materiel, pitch and diameter and the expert at Ace propeller can help you select the correct boat propeller that will work best at the altitude that you are boating at .Many factors can reduce your RPM in many ways I.E. upgrading to better materiel, increasing the diameter and/or pitch, […]

Boat propeller cavitation and ventilation

Have you ever run your finger along the face, or edge, of a prop and felt a pitted area? If you have, then you know what cavitation can do to a prop. Given enough use, that pitting will only get deeper and you will end having to replace the prop. With your prop turning 4000 […]

The Difference between PowerTech Stainless Steel Boat Propellers and Piranha Composite Propellers

The Difference between PowerTech Stainless Steel Boat Propellers and Piranha Composite Propellers PowerTech stainless steel boat propellers are among the fastest and strongest propellers on the market. These stainless steel propellers have been manufactured for over 34 years as a durable and secure propeller option. Piranha composite propellers made in California, are a hybrid combination […]

Difference between 3 and 4 blades propeller

The most asked question at the boat shows is almost always” what is the difference between a 3 blade and a 4 blade boat propeller” The difference between 3 blades over 4 blades is that the 3 blade (smaller blade ratio) usually goes faster and the 4 blade (higher Blade ratio) is better hole shot […]

Michigan wheel 3 blade aluminum propeller

Time for Boating springtime is here

The long awaited moment when we FINALLY get our boats out of winter storage (for those of us who do not live in southern states). Then we get busy with spring clean up and spring tune up on our boats to ready them for our first boating excursion! Don’t forget it is a great time […]

How much should I spend on a boat propeller

We advise boaters to spend as much as it takes to get the right propeller for their boating application. Don’t be too concerned with prop costs because the biggest bang that you can get for the buck, when it comes to boat performance, is with the propeller. Remember that a slightly incorrect type or size […]

Powertech 3 blade stainless propeller

Best way to improve performance

First the best way to improve performance is with the correct prop. You can try all kinds of different props with different types of blades styles and cupping and diameter and weight in the boat and water and wind condition and you will always get a variety of results but the only way to know […]

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Most asked questions about boat propeller

What is the difference between a 3 blade propeller and a 4 blade propeller? What is pitch? What do the numbers mean 15×17 ? Does materiel matter ? Stainless? composite? aluminum ? bronze ? Nibral ? What is RPM at WOT? What is the best hub design ? What does cupping do ? Should I […]

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Piranha propeller propulsion kit

Propulsion Kits Propulsion kits are available for all applications. While many boaters are familiar with the bodies of water they frequent, they can’t predict when they may hit a submerged object. In the unfortunate event that a boater does suffer an impact, a back-up plan is sure to prevent down time, a ruined day on […]

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Help selecting boat propellers

We can help you select the correct propeller the more info we know the more accurate our recommendation Motor type and manufacturer Year and horsepower of motor Length and type of boat Any current prop info will help. Diameter, pitch and type of material WOT (wide open throttle) RPM reading with current prop is the […]

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Piranha propeller warranty

Warranty Information 30-day Money Back Guarantee All new Piranha Propellers feature a 30-day guarantee. This gives you the opportunity to experience what Piranha has to offer, without the risk of getting stuck with a propeller that doesn’t work right. Most propeller manufacturers won’t take a prop back after you’ve tried it, but unfortunately no matter […]

Powertech Pontoon boat propeller

Stopping Power for Pontoon Boats By pulling a design ridge back from the leading edge of the blades, designers of PowerTech!’s PowerStop prop were able to achieve the stopping power needed for large pontoon boats without seriously harming the forward performance. Designing a prop that will drive pontoon boats and other large, high-windage rigs efficiently, […]

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Powertech 4 blade props

…To Four, or Not To Four…That is the Question For many years, now, boaters have debated the question of 4-blade propellers versus 3-blades. The traditional argument is that 4-blades are slow and 3-blades are fast, end of discussion. Today, new trends in the marine marketplace, higher fuel prices, challenging economic times, and the like have […]

Piranha composite propellers is going all hydrobite

Propelled to success Long fiber tough enough for interchangeable propeller blades A holiday conversation between Brad Stahl and his brother led to the development of an innovative motorboat propeller designed to reduce the cost of damage from strikes with underwater obstacles by employing interchangeable blades and a new material to replace metal. At the time, […]

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The most ask question the difference between 3 blade and 4 blade

The most asked question at the boat shows is almost always” what is the difference between a 3 blade and a 4 blade boat propeller” The difference between 3 blades over 4 blades is that the 3 blade (smaller blade ratio) usually goes faster and the 4 blade (higher Blade ratio) is better hole shot […]

Smart boat propeller advice

I advise boaters to spend as much as it takes to get the right propeller for their boating application. Sometime it means Stainless ( 300hp and up ); sometimes it means 3 blade ;sometimes it means 4 blade; Don’t be too concerned with prop costs because the biggest bang that you can get for the buck, when it comes […]

Piranha propeller benefits

Non – corroding Lifetime hub warranty repair and repitch in minutes no special tools required models 9.9 to 280HP factory direct blade exchange program made in the U.S.A.

Piranha propeller sytem will last the life of your boat

Every boater knows that stumps and rocks are waiting to put an end to your valuable day on the water.If you have ever encountered a submerged object and damaged your propeller or worse,your lower unit’s drivetrain you know it is very costly.Piranha boat propeller patented design allows you to quickly and easily replace the damaged […]

Durability of Piranha propellers

Composite propeller design,as with all propeller design,is a blending of performance and durability.Piranha propellers has utilised the latest in computer technology to match or exceed the reliability and performance of aluminum and stainless stell propellers. Piranha propellers composite material,has a tensile strenght that is 15% stronger than die cast aluminum propellers.The impact absorption properties provide […]

High Altitude will affect your performance

Boat propellers are available in several materiel, pitch and diameter and the expert at Ace propeller can help you select the correct boat propeller that will work best at the altitude that you are boating at .Many factors can reduce your RPM in many ways I.E. upgrading to better materiel, increasing the diameter and/or pitch, […]

Piranha propellers

Piranha Propellers Every once in a while someone comes up with a really bright idea … and Piranha propellers did just that. Piranha propellers use an aluminum hub with tapered slots that take individual Verton composite blades (nylon fiber & carbon resins) that slide into the slots. The hubs have a life time warranty. The […]

Correct RPM level will improve performance

First the best way to improve performance is with the correct prop. You can try all kinds of different props with different types of blades styles and cupping and diameter and weight in the boat and water and wind condition and you will always get a variety of results but the only way to know […]