Mercury Racing props are designed to maximize boat performance and handling in any application, from pleasure boating and fishing to poker runs and competition racing. Our artisans handcraft each propeller to precision-tuned works of art, customized for specific boat types and performance goals. Each individual propeller is then zero balanced and measured to ensure consistent performance every single time.
Mercury Racing propellers provide much more than just top-end speed. In the case of the Bravo I LT, we strive to meet customers goals for hole shot, on-plane efficiency and fuel economy under a load. With its 15.25-inch diameter and long, flared barrel, the Bravo I LT is suitable for multi-species, bay, walleye, and center console boats that require more stern lift. By bringing the bow down, we create a more level ride. The result? Improved handling and a dryer, more comfortable boating experience.
Above everything else, the Bravo I LT offers an optimized ride quality.
The Bravo I LT has …
The Mercury Racing MAX5 ST propeller, developed and handcrafted by Mercury Racing Propeller artisans, is designed for the 4.6L V8 300R FourStroke outboard with Sport Master gearcase. The shortened exhaust barrel enhances the performance of single-engine bass boats and twin-engine catamarans by keeping the stern planted for a confidence-inspired ride, while the large 15.25-inch-diameter prop stays hooked up at extreme engine heights.
The results are in – a 300R FourStroke spinning a 31-inch pitch MAX5 ST prop powered a tournamentloaded Bullet 21 XRS bass boat to 97.5 mph with a mere 7 percent slip!
Half-inch pitch offerings enable engines to be dialed …
The Mercury Racing MAX5 propeller, developed and hand-crafted by the Mercury Racing Propeller Artisans, is designed for single and multiple engine applications including the 400R outboard and 600 SCi sterndrive. The Lab Finished MAX 5 provides a measurable reduction in propeller slip, (up to 12%). In fact, the MAX 5 prop is so efficient; builders are finding they can run it higher to take full advantage of engines fitted with the race-proven Sport Master gearcase.
New 15.25-inch diameter models offer 3-4% reduction in slip compared to the 15.00-inch models on select outboard and sterndrive applications which benefit from elevated transom heights. …
Designed specifically for the Texas Gulf Coast market, the Bravo I® XC will withstand a longer beating in shallow water. The addition of an additional cup and the flared barrel create unrivaled planing speeds and low-speed handling.
Extra cup for planing in shallow-water conditions
The long barrel length helps deliver a quick hole shot and enables boat to stay on plane at lower speeds for sight fishing.
Robust blades improve durability for demanding and high-wear conditions.
The Mercury Racing® Revolution 4® XP propeller provides extreme precision when dialing in multi-engine, stepped bottom performance center consoles (twin, triple, quad, and quint installations) and single-engine bay boats. The standard length exhaust tube, in addition to reducing the time-to-plane, also provides stern lift for maximum hull performance and an improved ride in a variety of conditions.
New pitch offerings (13-17 inches in one-inch increments) support 150 h.p. to 400 h.p. Verado outboard powered center consoles, work boats and houseboats.
The Mercury Racing® Enertia® ECO XP propeller provides “Extreme Precision” when dialing in engine speed for maximized power output and efficiency. Based on the award winning Mercury Enertia ECO propeller, The ECO XP is particularly helpful in spooling up Mercury Verado® 300 and 350 and Mercury Racing Verado 400R outboards to their full potential on recreational bay boats and offshore center consoles.
With its cut-down barrel and eight vent holes, the Bravo I XS offers superior planing performance and top-end speed for bass and multi-species boats powered by two-stroke engines. Designed for single-engine applications, the Bravo I XS is offered only in right-hand rotation but is available in half-inch pitch increments for dialing in any hull configuration.
The Bravo I XS shares the same barrel and blade design as the Bravo I FS, but has eight vent holes for added planing performance in two-stroke applications.
Can also be used with four-stroke engines when the vent holes are plugged.
For heavier bass boat …
Designed for high-speed bass, flats cats, and tunnel boats capable of speeds more than 80 mph, the Pro Max offers improved hole shot and top-end speeds compared with the Pro E.T. The robust blades provide support in even the most demanding engine heights. Typically, it will be 2-3 mph faster on top-end compared to the Bravo I XS.
The next evolution of the Pro E.T., the Pro Max, is the propeller of choice for lightweight, high-speed applications.
The smaller barrel funnels exhaust for enhanced planing performance and holding in high-speed turns. It also minimizes drag at wide-open throttle, while adding …
The Bravo OC was designed for twin two-stroke outboard-powered catamarans but has proved to also enhance performance of single-engine 400R flats boats. Catamarans that generate natural lift will benefit from a very small barrel design and added tip cup.
The barrel of the Bravo OC is cut down even further than a Bravo XS.
Features a smaller 14.75-inch diameter for improved acceleration
Increased tip cup is integrated into the Bravo OC for airing out the hull for better top-end speeds.
For some stepped vee-bottom hulls, adding the lab finish will improve the ride and efficiency. For multi-engine center consoles, the Lab Finished Revolution 4 can provide a needed gain in rpm thanks to the thinner blades. Compared to a Pro Finished Revolution 4 XP, the Lab Finish will add 100 to 150 rpm at WOT. The Lab Finish is the ultimate Revolution 4 for those who seek the highest top-end speeds.
The Lab Finished Revolution 4 has thinner blades, which create gains in rpm at wide-open throttle.
This finish allows the propeller to spool up fast for improved acceleration.
The exclusive Mercury® X7 ® alloy makes the Mercury Racing® Lightning E.T.® extremely durable. First introduced as an outboard drag racing propeller, The Lightning E.T. is providing top performance in a variety of recreational boat applications (bass, flats and modified vee bottoms) as well. Besides delivering an incredible hole shot and awesome acceleration, the Lightning E.T. also produces natural bow lift, reducing drag and increasing the efficiency of the boat. This adds up to higher speeds and better fuel economy, requiring less engine trim.
For single-engine applications up to 300hp, the E.T. is a staple for high-performance bass boats, tunnels, and …
The Mercury® exclusive X7® alloy makes the Chopper II propeller more durable than ever. The Chopper II, designed for 40-60 horsepower outboards, works well on boats requiring bow lift. The enhanced bow lift reduces drag, increasing the efficiency of the boat and improving overall performance. The Chopper II also permits higher engine mounting on the transom for greater speed.
Mercury Racing® produces the T.E. (Thru Hub Exhaust) Cleaver for 40 - 60 HP outboards designed to run high for maximum speed. This propeller works best with light weight hulls; primarily cats or tunnels and limited use with vee bottoms.
The surface-piercing 5-Blade CNC Cleaver propeller is designed to maximize top-end speed on performance hulls powered by Mercury Racing 400R outboards with the Sport Master gearcase. The precision-machined five-blade propeller is produced on the same state-of-the-art CNC machines used to mill Mercury Racing’s legendary five- and six-blade sterndrive cleaver propellers. Every CNC propeller is delivered in a Mercury Racing Propeller Case.
For dramatically reduced slip percentages in outboard Sport Master applications, averaging 4.5% at WOT
The CNC propeller makes the most of the Sport Master gearcase and elevated engine heights.
Quarter-inch diameter and half-inch pitch increments for precise tuning
The MAX5 Lab Finished propeller – designed specifically by Mercury Racing for 400R Racing outboards – has also achieved tremendous success in other outboard applications. Although MAX5 was targeted toward high-horsepower outboards, it also benefits applications with Mercury Racing 520 to 600 HP single and lightweight twin-engine sterndrive applications. Compared to the four-blade Bravo I, MAX5 offers quick hole shot with reduced slip percentages throughout the rpm range, increasing top speed 6-8% on average. MAX5 has a short barrel that minimizes stern lift and less blade area than the Lab Finished Maximus, allowing it to spin up and accelerate faster. …
Compared to a three-blade propeller, the shortened barrel of the four-blade Bravo FS provides the same impressive bow lift, with a slight degree of added stern lift.
In light to medium chop, the Bravo FS offers a smoother ride.
In rough conditions, four blades improve the angle of attack with the motor trimmed in. This means the boat can stay on plane at lower speeds.
Greatly improved hole shot and midrange fuel economy
Four blades allow for higher running heights and improved efficiency over a three-blade thanks to less drag from the gearcase in the water.
With the introduction of …
For V-bottom and cat owners looking to achieve maximum top speed, the Bravo I Lab Finish allows for an increase of 2 inches of pitch, which equates to a 2 to 3 mph gain at WOT.
With the same barrel length as the Bravo LT, the Bravo I Lab Finished propeller is designed for four-stroke outboards and sterndrive applications that will benefit from thinner blades.
Top-end rpm will increase by about 300, and it will spool up quicker than a standard finish Bravo I.
Long Tube and Short Tube configurations
A boat requiring increased stern lift will benefit from the Long Tube version, while most performance enthusiasts will run the Short Tube and realize a gain of 6 to 7 mph.
Designed for sterndrive applications that have a very high X-dimension
Offered in 15.25-inch diameter for the Bravo XR Short Sport Master and 15.625-inch diameter for Bravo XR Dual Water Pickup and Sport Master.
High-performance sterndrives will benefit from the ability to raise drive heights higher than ever before with the Maximus. By raising drive heights, less drag is achieved because less of the …
This robust set of counter-rotating, stainless steel propellers was designed for use on big boats with big power. A large diameter four-blade front propeller coupled with a smaller diameter, three-blade rear propeller provides unmatched acceleration, tracking and handling. Enormous cup built into the trailing edges of both front and rear props results with tremendous planing performance and enhanced fuel economy. The enhanced cup is especially useful for high torque diesel applications. New 20", 21.5", 23.5" and 27.5' pitch offerings expand the Bravo Three XR range - providing precision tuned performance in a variety of applications.
15, 18, and 21-degree rake
CNC propellers are made to fit perfectly for every application. Customers can order different thicknesses from 600 to 1800 horsepower
The highly polished props are the result of a need for a durable propeller design with stamina to transfer the massive torque and surface-piercing impact of Mercury Racing’s revolutionary quad cam four-valve (QC4v) sterndrive engine packages. Every CNC propeller is delivered in a Mercury Racing Propeller Case.
15 and 18-degree rake
6 blades provide more stern lift
The highly polished props resulted from a need for a durable propeller design with stamina to transfer the massive torque and surface-piercing impact of Mercury Racing’s revolutionary quad cam four-valve (QC4v) sterndrive engine packages. Every CNC propeller is delivered in a Mercury Racing Propeller Case.