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#3124675 - 01/15/13 10:05 AM Mac's River Runner
14 Point

Registered: 05/03/01
Posts: 8228
Loc: Dyersburg,Tn.

Has anybody ever used one? How did it work for you?

I have replaced 3 shafts on my 25 merc and the one I am running now is bent as well.
I have gone through more props than I care to count, the stumps at Reelfoot have taken there toll on my motor and I am ready to try a prop guard of some kind.
I like the looks of the Mac's River Runner the best.
I am just wondering if they work and how much it will slow my boat down??

#3124757 - 01/15/13 11:17 AM Re: Mac's River Runner [Re: Slaughter-06]
Good ol' Boys
6 Point

Registered: 10/25/07
Posts: 825
Loc: Henry co.

They are great! I had one on a 30 HP Evinrude that we used to duck hunt with. It really works to protect the prop......but it makes the tiller a little harder to turn the boat. Other than that they work great.
Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness; Selah Psalm 55:7

#3126770 - 01/16/13 01:50 PM Re: Mac's River Runner [Re: TNtrapper]
14 Point

Registered: 05/03/01
Posts: 8228
Loc: Dyersburg,Tn.

Thanks for your input.
#3126876 - 01/16/13 02:54 PM Re: Mac's River Runner [Re: Slaughter-06]
4 Point

Registered: 10/16/05
Posts: 451
Loc: Dresden,TN

Google a rock hopper motor guard. I use one of these when I am on the White River and it is low . It is made out of stainless and works good. It can cause some cavitation on some boats.
#3126996 - 01/16/13 04:10 PM Re: Mac's River Runner [Re: woodyard]
14 Point

Registered: 05/03/01
Posts: 8228
Loc: Dyersburg,Tn.

Woodyard did it slow your boat down? it looks like it would have less drag than the Mac's river runner.
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