Tag Archives: composite

Michigan wheel 3 blade aluminum propeller

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 […]

piranha 3 blade

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, […]

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 […]

piranha 3 blade

The Piranha blades are designed to absorb the shock of a propeller strike

The Piranha modular design allows for blades to be replaced due to damage or to be re-pitched for performance. The key to the patented Piranha boat propeller is the hub. The center hub is made from a high-strength aluminum core, over molded with our specially-formulated composite material. The Piranha blades are designed to absorb the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Piranha propellers hydrobite series

Due to improved performance in testing, and feedback from customers, Piranha will be converting the entire line over to the hydrobite series. New product will filter in as old stock sells out. Piranha propellers also made a change to the A style 3 blade hubs and the new and old blades still fit in both style […]

Boat propeller selection

At Ace propeller we have access to all the different materiel and we will suggest which one is best for you. If you want Composite propeller … we suggest Piranha propellers made in The USA If you want aluminum propeller we will suggest Solas propeller or Michigan wheel propellers and Powertech aluminum propeller propellers both […]

Piranha composite propeller

The Piranha modular design allows for blades to be replaced due to damage or to be re-pitched for performance. The key to the patented Piranha boat  propeller is the hub. The center hub is made from a high-strength aluminum core, over molded with our specially-formulated composite material. Purchase ONLINE! The Piranha blades are designed to […]

Boat propeller advice

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 […]

Do composite and aluminum props flex?

Of course! All propellers flex. What is often missed is that flex is a good characteristic. For example, if a prop flexed under the load of acceleration, it would actually be reducing its pitch, which in turn would produce a faster acceleration. A problem would occur only if the prop failed to return to its […]

What about composite props?

When propellers made of composite, or plastic, first came on the market over 14 years ago, I was very skeptical that they could match an aluminum prop in strength and performance. Today, while not all composites are created equal, a couple of manufacturers use space age composites to exceed the strength of the old traditional […]