For the remainder of July, BBLADES is offering FREE ground shipping on all new Lab Finished propellers.

Whether you need some backups to make sure you don’t miss a day on the water or are getting ready for the race season championships in the Fall, July is a good time to buy a new Lab Finished prop, and they’ll ship it to you FREE.

When you are indoors, or checking your phone in the shade at your favorite cove, look in on the BBLADES Facebook page.  You never know what you might find there, but it’s usually boating related, information you can use, or maybe even a laugh or two. It’s also the first place to learn about special offers like their free shipping special.

We mention this a lot, because no other propeller shop anywhere helps you test and tweak your boats performance affordably like BBLADES. Their test programs can help you squeeze the most performance out of your boat setup without putting a big squeeze on your wallet. The right prop and boat set-up can also save you money in fuel. Visit the BBLADES website to learn more about their test programs.

But don’t take our word for it, keep reading and hear from customers just like you who have improved their boating experience by working with the propeller professionals at BBLADES. Call them today at 920.295.4435 for more information.

West Palm Boater Doubles Down on Pro Test Program

Early in 2014, James Matthysse got a smoking deal on a 2012 Checkmate Pulsare 2400 BRX bow Rider; the boat was two years old, but a demo, and only had six hours on it. Matthysse, of West Palm Beach, Florida, then spent the next four months trying to find the right prop for the 300 horsepower Verado powering the rig.

“I tried four or five different props that I borrowed or bought with information from internet forums,” he said.

A pilot by profession, and a bit of a wrench by hobby, Matthysse was playing with the idea of a repower when Mercury Racing announced the Verado 400R this past February. He had to have one, and had to rig it himself. But when it came to prop selection, this time, Matthysse placed a call to BBLADES first.

“I actually talked to Brett a year ago – and some other prop shops – to get some basic information, but this time I wanted to take advantage of BBLADES’ test program… Brad asked me very detailed questions about my rigging and set-up, the type of boating I like to do, very technical and involved.” Read More…

Saris Racing is 3 for 3 with BBLADES

Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) Class Four Champions Saris Racing – long-time BBLADES customers – are off to a great start this season, going three-for-three in the opening races at Seaside Heights, Atlantic City and Manasquan, New Jersey.

The father/son team of Jason and Johnny Saris and their navigator, Verne French, run a 32-foot Cobra hull from 1982 with twin 650 horsepower engines that bear their name. The younger Saris said the formula for victory is an easy one: “It’s the hull,” Johnny Saris said, “Combined with my father’s right arm [throttle arm] and our set-up, which includes the props.” Read More…