S5 3-bld Slipstream Geared Folding propeller For shaft drive
S7 3-blade Slipstream Geared Folding Propeller for Saildrive
S5/S7 3-blade Slipstream geared folding propeller
The 3-blade Slipstream stainless steel geared folding propellers which offer a modern state of the art blade design, which generally will provide superior powering performance that is equal to or often better than its comparable optimized fixed propeller. In reverse it is typical to see equal backing performance to a comparable fixed propeller, and often time with some reduction in prop walk.Its stainless-steel construction provides far greater strength and durability than any bronze folding propeller. This is particularly advantageous for eliminating the premature gear tooth wear that bronze geared folding propellers are so susceptible to. The propeller also offers replaceable blade bushings, as well as bump stops in order to enhance the propeller’s longevity.
Less chance of catching kelp and ropes than a feathering propellerAll major parts cast in 316 stainless steelEasy to replace bronze blade bushesRubber insert to absorb shocks can be replacedSizes from 14.5 to 18.5 inches diameterRated for up to 75 horse power
S5 model fits taper shafts up to 1-1/2 inches diameterS7 model fits 17 spline sail drive shafts likeVolvo 130/150 and Yanmar SD20 SD31 SD50 SD60