The PROP GUARD is manufactured to rigid specifications in state-of-the-art polypropylene For over fifty years the same basic technology employed in the PROP GUARD has been successfully used worldwide by canal boats, river boats and commercial fishing vessels to achieve greater propeller thrust plus substantial fuel savings. Now, after years of research and testing, these same benefits, plus much more, are available to pleasure boat owners at an unbelievably low cost!
The PROPGUARD is a unique, patent pending propeller guard with no moving parts, no electrical wiring, and no hydraulic hoses. It can easily be installed in minutes with a few basic tools. The PROP GUARD is manufactured to rigid specifications in state-of-the-art polypropylene.
Comes in various sizes:
9" (Safety Yellow) fits 9.9hp to 20hp (except Big Foot & High Thrust, Require 11")
11" (Safety Orange) fits 25hp to 35hp (except Big Foot & High Thrust, Require 13")
13" (Safety Blue) fits 40hp to 65hp (except Big Foot & High Thrust, Require 14")
14" (Safety Red) fits 70hp to 100hp (except Big Foot & High Thrust, Require 16")
16" (Safety Black - New Heavy Duty version - replaces white) fits 110hp to 350hp (All Stern Drives & Volvo Dual)
Prop Guards will fit all Manufacturers Outboards and Stern Drives. Note: All hp's with Big Foot & High Thrust applications require next size up.
ALL APPLICATIONS of the 13", 14" Prop Guards are for vessels that do not exceed 25 mph and new Black model for up to 35 mph.
To obtain optimal performance out of your motor with the Prop Guard installed, you may need to change your propeller diameter: 9" Prop Guard up to 8.5" prop, 11" Prop Guard® up to 10.5" prop, 14" Prop Guard up to 13.5" prop, and 16" Prop Guard up to 15.5" prop.
The closer the prop blades are to the Prop Guard rings, it will optimize your performance, handling and will not create a drag. Your motor will also have to be trimmed to a setting of optimal performance.
Be sure the Prop Guard you purchase is the correct size. Place it on your motor with Grip Clamps first and CHECK YOUR CLEARANCES BEFORE DRILLING HOLES AND MOUNTING.
Manufacturer will not warrant your Prop Guard should you drill into Prop Guard and find you have purchased the wrong size.
Above all, please take your time in measuring and selecting the proper size Prop Guard.
Consult your Marine Dealer or bring your motor by for an inspection for proper size.
Yellow fits all 4hp-8hp and most 10-15hp except Hi thrusts and Honda 8hp (2001+) to 10hp