Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Boat Questions
What is the best prop for my boat? I have a 25' Checkmate
What is the best prop for my boat ? I have a 25' Checkmate with a 454 big block and Bravo one drive (i o) thank you … read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,685 satisfied customers
I have a cobra 4.3 with a cobra outdrive. It has a 14 1/2 x
I have a cobra 4.3 with a cobra outdrive. It has a 14 1/2 x 19 prop. I was given a ss prop, 15 1/4 x 19. Can I use this prop and what is the difference. I do a lot of trolling and occasionaly pull the… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
Looking for a recommendation for type of propeller
Looking for a recommendation for type of propeller replacement for my boat. 26 ft Searay 260DA. 5.7 Mercruiser 350 MAG MPI 300 HP with Bravo 3 outdrive. Max RPM is 5000. Ratio is 2.20 : 1. Current cou… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
What pitch and Diameter should I get 19 ft Celebrity 1996
What pitch and Diameter should I get for my 19 ft Celebrity 1996 with a Merc Alpha one 5.7 liter? … read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I cannot read the numbers on my propeller, what is the
I cannot read the numbers on my propeller, what is the standard propeller for a Mercruiser Alpha one (3.0L engine Inboard out board) on a 2005 Magum 1800 MX?… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have stern drive motors and 18 3/4 x 19 props on now will
I have stern drive motors and 18 3/4 x 19 props on now will I get a better top end speed if I go to a 17 3/4 x 21 . the boat is a 35 ft cruiser… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I just bought a 2003 glastron 21 foot bow rider with a 5.7
I just bought a 2003 glastron 21 foot bow rider with a 5.7 merc inboard and a bravo 1 outdrive. what would be the best prop for this boat. It had a 5.0 which has been replaced with a 5.7 EFI.… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
i have a 1988 mercruiser r/mr alpha sterndrive #0B988188 3.0
i have a 1988 mercruiser r/mr alpha sterndrive #0B988188 3.0 engine there is no propeller wondering witch one to get… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a bayliner trophy 2352 equipped with a 260 hp mpi merc.
I have a bayliner trophy 2352 equipped with a 260 hp mpi merc. What will be the best prop for it regarding consumption and speed? Thank you… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I am repowering Bayliner 2755. Found almost new MCM 5.0 MPI
I am repowering Bayliner 2755. Found almost new MCM 5.0 MPI (w/Bravo1 ECM). Which drive would be the best choice? Bravo 1 or Bravo 2? And what gear ratio, to get the most of this engine? What kind of … read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
What props do you suggest for top speed/fuel economy for my
What props do you suggest for top speed/fuel economy for my '95 Mercruiser 5.7 Alpha One driving a 24' '71 Fiberform cabin cruiser (fairly heavy glass hull)?… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Rigger, Diagnostician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,678 satisfied customers
bayliner ciera: james i ve install a 454 mpi in my 2855 bayliner
james i 've install a 454 mpi in my 2855 bayliner ,the prop i am running is a 18 inch 4 blade aluminum ,at 26 mph the motor revs at 4000 rpm ,is that a little high, and do you have a sugestion to what… read more
James
James
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,111 satisfied customers
I purchased an Apollo 14 inch/21 pitch - 3 blade stainless
I purchased an Apollo 14 inch/21 pitch - 3 blade stainless steel prop for my 2008 4.3 liter Volvo Penta (195 HP) to run at sea level. The engine is in a 19 foot Glasstron GT185. I have a stainless ste… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 1995 Crownline 266BR with the 7.4L Mercruiser I/O.
I have a 1995 Crownline 266BR with the 7.4L Mercruiser I/O. I bought the boat used, so I don't have the factory recommended Prop Pitch and diameter, and I'm not sure what the top speed range should be… read more
James
James
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,111 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 25ft Mustang Sports Cruiser fitted with a 4.3
I have a 2003 25ft Mustang Sports Cruiser fitted with a 4.3 Mercruiser stern drive with 125 hours on it. Fuel consumption seems heavy at around 5 Gals/hr. Is this normal or do I have a problem.… read more
Scott Martin
Scott Martin
Service manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
167 satisfied customers
Need a new prop, current one is dinged. It is a aluminum 14.25
Need a new prop, current one is dinged. It is a aluminum 14.25 x 21. The engine is a mercruiser 1999, 5.0L, V-8, with an Alpha-one, I have no idea of gear size. Boat is a Larson 2000 22' bowrider. On … read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
I have a 2005 Tracker V-18 Tournament bass boat with a 90hp
I have a 2005 Tracker V-18 Tournament bass boat with a 90hp elpto mercury motor max rpm 5500. It currently has an aluminum 21 in pitch with 12.75 circum. prop. I am looking for a high performance stai… read more
Scott
Scott
Marine technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
543 satisfied customers
I require a prop recommendation. The goal is a quicker hole
I require a prop recommendation. The goal is a quicker hole shot when pulling a load. The available specs are as follows. Boat: Chaparral 204SSi (2004). Motor: 5.0 GXi-E. Sterndrive: SX-M. Current pro… read more
Jason Forsberg
Jason Forsberg
Outboard Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
531 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

2,678 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

22,043 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,409 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,730 satisfied customers

42 years experience, Certified Master Technician, All Major Outboards, Sterndrives, Hi-Performance

Captain Dave

Captain Dave

Marine Mechanic

2,672 satisfied customers

USCG Licensed Captain, 20+ Years Boating, Fishing, Maintenance and Repair Experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x