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xx   BOAT

Outboard propeller choices. Advice on pitch, cup, rake and materials.
BOAT JOURNAL #74 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 42

Answers to commonly asked questions about boat propellers.
BOATING WORLD #104 Nov-Dec 1994 pg. 64
Added Info BOATING WORLD #106 Feb 1995 pg. 16

Props 101. An introduction to the terminology and design of boat propellers.
BOATING WORLD #115 Jan 1996 pg. 20
Correction BOATING WORLD #117 Mar 1996 pg. 13

Tip on preventing an inboard-engine propeller shaft from accidently pulling out by installing a zinc collar.
BOATING WORLD #119 May 1996 pg. 78

Turn of the screw. Finding the correct prop for a boat is the key to optimum power and speed. Some tips.
BOATING WORLD #134 Dec 1997 pg. 38

Propellerheads. A comprehensive look at understanding and selecting the correct prop for your boat.
BOATING WORLD Feb 2002 (v.23#2) pg. 26

Picking the correct prop to improve speed and performance of a motorboat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #489 Feb 1969 (v.65) pg. 81

Outboard motor propeller guard is made from a 5-prong pitchfork.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #625 Jun 1980 (v.76) pg. 21

Tips on choosing the perfect prop for your boat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1965 (v.123#3) pg. 133

Pour your own pitch block to test the condition of your propeller.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1966 (v.125#3) pg. 154

Tips on selecting the right prop for your boat.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1968 (v.129#6) pg. 120

How to select the proper diameter and pitch propeller for your boat to give the best performance.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1972 (v.137#3) pg. 98

Picking the proper prop for your engine and type of boating.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #46 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 50

Light-duty puller for removing outboard motor propellers.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #57 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 70

Propeller pitch and performance for outboard motors. How a propeller works, selecting the best prop, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #72 Apr-May 1990 pg. 58

Measuring blade area. Using clear "Contact" shelf liner to determine the surface area of a blade as part of a study of the relationship between propeller surface area and diameter.
STEAMBOATING #30 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 10

Some propeller testing. A description of simple tests on three different propellers to determine the most efficient design for use on a steamboat.
STEAMBOATING #33 May-Jun 1990 pg. 10

Propeller trials and reflections. Using Weston Farmer's propeller curves to select the correct prop for a steamboat.
STEAMBOATING #40 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 16
Correction STEAMBOATING #41 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 48
Added Info STEAMBOATING #42 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 49

Tip on making shims from stainless steel to fit a propeller with a larger taper onto a smaller shaft.
STEAMBOATING #41 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 19

Fixing a leaky shaft log by installing a new watertight shaft sleeve made from copper.
WOODENBOAT #40 May-Jun 1981 pg. 102

How to make the wooden pattern for casting a metal boat propeller.
WOODWORKER #1105 Dec 1985 (v.89) pg. 939