Propeller Information

Propeller Information
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What is a Boat Propeller MRI?

  Measuring Inboard Boat Propellers What is an MRI machine? When boat propellers come into our shop at Tacoma propeller, we check them for several

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Why PowerTech! at Tacoma Propeller?

Tacoma Propeller’s expansive warehouse is well-stocked in outboard and sterndrive boat propellers. For stainless steel options, our shelves are lined in PowerTech! Why have we

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How to Choose a Propeller
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Stainless Steel vs Aluminum Outboards

Material choices for outboard and sterndrive propellers are Aluminum and Stainless. How does an aluminum propeller differ from a stainless steel propeller? Aluminum Propeller Aluminum

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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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