During the slower winter months the highly-skilled technicians at BBLADES can renovate and restore banged-up blades to like-new condition, or custom tweak extra performance from a prop through “Lab Finishing”. So until February 28, 2018, BBLADES will do so at a discounted hourly rate.
With the arrival of Summer looming bright, BBLADES has announced a 6-Shooter Special that runs now through June 1st, 2018.
The typical family boater who enjoys a variety of on-water activities can now afford the versatility of owning multiple, application-specific propellers – just like their high horsepower, go-fast cousins – with the BBLADES 6-shooter. At $99, this modular, composite alloy propeller is a workhorse.
Saris Racing Engines Offshore Racing has won two National and four World Championships with the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) using a single set of propellers.
BBLADES Introduces 21st Century Geometry for Sterndrives, Large Outboards with New 4-SPEED™ & 4-SPEED OB/FX™
BBLADES Professional Propellers welcomes you to the next generation of Bravo–style sterndrive and large outboard propeller technology: the new BBLADES 4–SPEED™, designed for sterndrive applications, and 4–SPEED OB/FX™, designed for outboard applications.
As the holidays gear up and 2016 winds down, BBLADES Professional Propellers thanks you for making us your go–to source for all things props and other performance set–up needs.
It’s spring and time to start thinking about getting the boat in the water, or, if you’ve done your shakedown cruise, to get after those nagging little things that will grow bigger if left unattended.
With the Boat Show “season” already in full force, alongside the brute of winter, BBLADES is gearing up to hit the road to warmer weather for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show, set to take place this February 11th–15th!
While Winter has been mild thus far in most of the U.S., it’s still winter enough to drive many of us off the water; but, who has time anyway with holiday preparations? As 2015 winds down, BBLADES Professional Propellers thanks you for making us your go–to source for all things props and your other performance set-up needs.
“Think Pink” for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
BBLADES Professional Propellers wants boaters to take part in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), and is leading by example by donating $10 from every new propeller sale, and $1 from the sale of BBLADES-branded pink apparel to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation during the month of October!
Thanks in large part to BBLADES Professional Propellers of Princeton, Wis., there’s another Black Thunder laying down impressive speeds these days.
Chris Overkamp of Bow and Stern Marine in North Tonawanda, New York was just looking to pick up a little more speed on his 2000 Spectre 30 running triple Mercury 2.5 Outboards.
It’s midsummer everywhere, and the middle of the boating season for those of us limited by winter four months of the year!
James Matthysse, of West Palm Beach, Florida, spent four months trying to find the right prop for the 300 horsepower Verado powering the rig.
We always appreciate it when you stop by the BBLADES Facebook page, where we try and provide informative and entertaining boating-related information.
Spring fever usually means it’s time to start thinking about getting the boat ready, or, if you’re lucky enough to have your boat in the water and completed your shakedown cruise, to get after those nagging little things corrected before they grow bigger if ignored. BBLADES has programs in place that let you test and tweak your boats performance affordably.
Don’t forget that prop maintenance is as important as checking out the engine, hull and accessories on your boat. In fact, the following steps should be used every time you take your boat out on the water, but certainly after three or four days of boating fun.
The BBLADES OB/F OB/F is perhaps the most versatile outboard propeller available.A four-blade, stainless steel wheel (14.75” diameter available in one-inch pitch increments from 21- to 32- inches and 15” diameter in one-inch increments from 33- to 37-inches), BBLADES’ OB/F features a custom-tuned exhaust tube that reduces drag, improves trim reaction and aides’ time-to-plane and top-end speed.
BBLADES offers test props from our own line of quality propellers, as well as those from Mercury, Turbo, Hydromotive and more; BBLADES even offers testing of Hering Offshore propellers , and is the only prop shop to make such an offer available.
Prop slip is the difference between actual and theoretical forward travel resulting from a propeller’s angle of attack. Too much prop slip leads to poor performance and lousy fuel economy. Too little slip can create other issues, not the least of which is destroying a drive or gear case components.