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Install pros & cons

Install pros & cons

Steve Chandler 14/03/2019 0
This page is an invitation for you!  Yep, after blogs on sailboat props, dealing with most of the sailor questions that come through getaprop.com and helping prop out sailboats across the country, I n...
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Bruntons SigmaDrive

Bruntons SigmaDrive

Steve Chandler 19/02/2019 0
Usually my musings and blogs are sail related, but I’ve encountered something that has implications for anything (almost) that floats and uses an inboard engine.  Bruntons have been involved in the ma...
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Folding and Feathering Props

Folding and Feathering Props

Steve Chandler 24/12/2018 2
Writing this during the 2018 holidays, we see the annual slowdown of marine activities.  That’s on the water…but boat owners are turning to maintenance and repairs, preparing for another excellent sea...
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Volvo Penta Aquamatic Propellers

Volvo Penta Aquamatic Propellers

John Doe 02/06/2018 0
Regarding the question were frequently asked about Volvo Aquamatic long hub or short hub props, below you will be able to determine the correct fitment for your application. If you still have question...
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Calculate Propeller Slip

Calculate Propeller Slip

John Doe 18/05/2018 0
 Calculate Propeller Slip: RPM div by GEAR RATIO x PITCH div by 1056 = Theoretical Speed. Then you divide the customers actual (gps) speed by the Theoretical speed to get propeller efficiency. For Exa...
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CNC Machined Propellers

CNC Machined Propellers

John Doe 09/05/2018 0
 The evolution of a 20th century propellers are now available to the commercial fishing fleet. The advantages of full CNC Machined Propellers are increased speeds, reduction of fuel consumption and le...
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Propellers 3 or 4 Blade

Propellers 3 or 4 Blade

John Doe 03/05/2018 0
Chosing 3 or 4 Blade Propellers: We are going to focus on the idea of 4 blade propellers that can be often incorrectly used interchangeably. If not done properly with the correct style/pitch/diameter,...
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Stainless Steel Propeller Discoloration

Stainless Steel Propeller Discoloration

John Doe 02/02/2018 0
Stainless Steel Propeller Discoloration: In this part we are going to focus on the issue of propeller discoloration. A word people with stainless propellers do not like to see and/or understand is “Ru...
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Ventilation and Cavitation

Ventilation and Cavitation

John Doe 02/02/2018 0
Ventilation and Cavitation In this two-part issue of our Blog 3a & 3b, we are going to focus on the terms ventilation and cavitation that are often incorrectly used interchangeably. Although there are...
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Propeller RPM's vs Pitch

Propeller RPM's vs Pitch

John Doe 02/02/2018 0
RPMs – How to adjust RPMs with the correct style, diameter, pitch propeller. If you increase pitch, all things be equal, you will decrease RPMs with the opposite if you increase pitch.  So, if your RP...
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Boat Propellers Explained

Boat Propellers Explained

John Doe 25/01/2018 0
Choosing the Right Boat Propeller:   To some, choosing the right boat propeller can seem like a job for a marine service center. Anything that has to do with the backend of the boat can be a scary thi...
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Yamaha Outboard Propellers | Powertech

Yamaha Outboard Propellers | Powertech

John Doe 22/01/2018 1
Yamaha Outboard Propellers: Our staff at getaprop.com will make buying propellers for your Yamaha outboard motor easy with free shipping in Cont. USA and devoted customer service during & after the sa...
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