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This blog is dedicated to flyfishing which is the most interesting fishing method.
I am living in the Russian Far East, love fishing and travel, flyfish since 1986.

Propeller guard

I have tested a new guard for the outboard propeller - first in slow water. The guard of this type in USA is called Mac’s River Runner. I have bought it from the firm Laguna (Khabarovsk).
Alt-outboard motor-propeller-protection The guard is welded out of stainless steel

Alt-outboard motor-propeller-protection The prop guard is fastened with three screws

Alt-outboard motor-propeller-protection The propeller is protected from the rocks and pebbles

Alt-outboard motor-propeller-protection

Alt-outboard motor-propeller-protection

My inflatable boat with Tohatsu 9.8 motor could run up to 31 km/hour; with the prop guard attached the maximum speed with the same load was 27 km/hour. Some power losses caused by the guard are visible; I still plan to use it in shallow rivers.