Go Back   Cruiser Log World Cruising & Sailing Forums > Cruising Forums > General Cruising Forum
Cruiser Wiki Click Here to Login

Join Cruiser Log Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-21-2006, 01:20 PM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 2
Default martec folding prop

i have an old 30 ft. northstar and i have brought a used martec folding prop from a 30 ft catalina have not installed it yet. any comments?

uncleskanks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2006, 01:02 PM   #2
Spike_dawg's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 158

You wasted your money. IMO

I have a cat that used them. Great for sailing. Unfortunately they produce a vibration when going forward and produce NOTHING when going in reverse, including propulsion. You'll learn to hate this.

I'm now using Kiwi feather props. Great reverse, great forward and great sailing. Blade replacements are very cheap in case you damage it.
A`ohe `ulu e loa`a i ka pokole o ka lou.

No breadfruit can be reached when the picking stick is too short.
Spike_dawg is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Which Prop? Lazypalm Other Equipment 4 02-09-2011 03:55 AM
Teak Folding Cockpit Table Trim50 The Poop Deck 12 03-14-2009 07:08 AM
Replacement Prop? mico General Cruising Forum 4 06-17-2008 08:57 AM
Folding Keel atavist General Cruising Forum 6 07-14-2007 05:16 AM
Folding bicycles Auzzee General Cruising Forum 2 07-19-2005 07:57 PM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:18 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0