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Mike's Marine is experienced with sterndrive boats where the upper unit engine is located inboard. Sterndrives are also known as inboard / outboard, or I/O engines, which refers to the form of propulsion. No rudder is necessary for these types of engines. The most popular brand is Mercruiser, and we are your local Mercury outboard and Mercruiser Sterndrive specialists.
3-blade propeller offers top speed
4-blade propeller provides maximum thrust and smooth cruising operation
Diameter of a propeller refers to distance across the circle encompassing the blades
Pitch is the distance the propeller will move through the water per revolution
Right-hand propellers are used for single engines
Left-hand propellers are used for twin engines
Cupped blades is a technique employed to enhance performance of propellers
Mike's Marine is a full-service boat repair shop. We can repair electrical, new and used motors, propellers, and transmissions. We also offer collision repair, custom installations and builds, and trailer service.
We offer annual service specials.
Call us for the best shop rates in Medford, OR.
Mike's Marine can repair and maintain all makes and models. We are Mercury certified, and have the latest tools and diagnostic equipment to repair inboard, outboard, two-stroke, and four-stroke engines.
Rake is a special design feature. Positive rake benefits from normal bow lift to permit the use of a larger diameter propeller, while negative rake can provide extra blade strength for use in very high speed applications.