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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 […]

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, […]

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A word from the president

Prop Damage, Repair or Replace? So, you looked at your prop and it isn’t looking so great. Should you repair or just replace it. Here are a few tips to help you decide. First of all, was your prop doing a good job before it was damaged? It is critical that your prop can keep […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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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 […]

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The most highly engineered stainless props available

PowerTech! Stainless Steel Propellers are cast in one integral piece in a ceramic mold. This process is an advancement that is used by all engine manufacturers in addition to a few leading propeller manufacturers. The extra expense associated with this process justified by the improved and superior quality of the final product when compared to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Powertech propeller 3 blade vs 4 blade

…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 […]

Powertech propeller president’s advice

Prop Damage, Repair or Replace? So, you looked at your prop and it isn’t looking so great.   Should you repair or just replace it.  Here are a few tips to help you decide. First of all, was your prop doing a good job before it was damaged?  It is critical that your prop can keep […]

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 […]

Should I spend the extra money for a stainless propeller?

In most cases, by simply making a direct conversion to stainless in the same size as your aluminum prop, you will notice an improvement in both acceleration and top speed. The reason for this is very simple, but frequently misunderstood. Stainless is seven times stronger than aluminum. Propellers don’t have to be that much stronger […]

Should I repair my prop, or buy a new one?

Most small dings or bends in an aluminum prop can be repaired for a reasonable price. If you do repair, make sure the shop does not file down the blade edges thereby reducing diameter. If your damage includes bites or chunks out of the blade, you should consider a new prop. Keep in mind that […]