The Tacoma Propeller Blog

Stainless steel propeller with vent holes
Boat Maintenance
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What Causes Ventilation?

What is Outboard Ventilation? Ventilation is often confused with cavitation. For information about cavitation, see our What is Propeller Cavitation post. Ventilation is when surface

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What is Propeller Cavitation?

What is Propeller Cavitation? Cavitation is bubbles caused by excessive propeller speed or loading. The water vaporizes or boils due to the extreme reduction of

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Propeller Measurements

HOW DO YOU READ PROPELLER DIMENSIONS? Most propellers will have measurements stamped between the blades, or around the hub on the aft end. Let’s look

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