• Boating Articles, Videos and Information

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  • Recent Forum Posts


    Re: prop diameter vs. pitch

    Another blunt statement.------" The prop attaches to the motor , but fits the boat and load."-----So selecting a prop has a lot to do with preventing

    racerone Today, 11:44 AM Go to last post

    Re: prop diameter vs. pitch

    Thanks for the answers everyone, I'm learning. I have a lot of car experience and have been sailing for a long, long time. Powerboating is different.

    baddog1016 Today, 11:29 AM Go to last post

    Re: prop diameter vs. pitch

    Of course a boat isn't a car, but just for the sake of understanding, think of it as one anyway. To pull a load, you use a lower gear. That would be

    fdrgator Today, 10:22 AM Go to last post

    Re: prop diameter vs. pitch

    As boat speed goes up the diameter and blade surface area comes down.------Water behaves different as speeds go up.

    racerone Today, 08:28 AM Go to last post

    Re: 1996 Mariner 40HP wont fire

    Yes...the problem is you don't have enough voltage out to coils and the compression prevents a spark due to it being weak. Either the stator is not putting

    faztbullet Today, 06:19 AM Go to last post