Pro Finish 5-Blade CNC Cleaver

Offshore racers and poker runners looking to maximize their hull performance turn to Mercury Racing’s CNC machined cleaver sterndrive propellers.

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 the Mercury Racing’s revolutionary quad cam four valve (QC4v) sterndrive engine packages.

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Offshore racers and poker runners looking to maximize their hull performance turn to Mercury Racing’s CNC machined cleaver sterndrive propellers.

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 the Mercury Racing’s revolutionary quad cam four valve (QC4v) sterndrive engine packages.

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A Case for Prop Protection

I'm excited to introduce our all-new Mercury Racing CNC Cleaver Propeller Case. We've tried prop cases from reputable vendors in the past.  While they served a function - they were not up to par in terms of product protection. I feel very fortunate to work with a team internally who  developed the case specifically for our five and six-blade CNC Cleaver propellers …

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Protect Your Investment

As you prepare for the upcoming boating season, remember to check the condition of your props to ensure they are in good condition and ready to go. To keep them in good shape, use propeller covers. We've developed an all-new cover specifically for Mercury Racing CNC Cleaver propellers. The 18-inch diameter cover features a tough, tear resistant and waterproof nylon shell. …

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Virtual Tour – Part 7: Cleaver Revolution

Continuing from Virtual Tour -  Part 6: Propellers...we'll review the evolution of surface piercing propellers, culminating with our amazing CNC Sterndrive Cleavers. I first reviewed my classic literature collection for information regarding the evolution of surface piercing propellers. Copy from the propeller section of  a 1972 Hi-Performance Mercury/MerCruiser Accessories catalog references our change from bronze to stainless steel that year. I …

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  • Race Proven

    Propulsion behind multiple Super Boat International world championships.

     

  • Durable

    Designed with the stamina to transfer the massive torque and surface piercing impact of the revolutionary QC4 1650 race sterndrive.

     

  • Precise

    Our exclusive CNC machining process enables us to produce perfectly matched sets of 5-blade cleaver props for optimum durability and boat operating efficiency.

     

  • Systems Engineered

    Offered in 1550, 1200 hp, 900 hp and 600 hp ratings and 15, 18 or 21-degree blade rake angles.

     

  • Versatile

    Models range from 15” (381 mm) to 18” (457.2 mm) diameters and pitch ranges from 30” (762 mm) to 40” (1016 mm) and limited 26”to 29” pitch.

Specifications

The 5-blade propeller is available with 15, 18 or 21-degree blade rake angles offered in 600 hp, 900 hp, 1200 hp and 1550 hp power ratings. Models range from 15 inches (381 mm) to 18 inches (457.2 mm) diameters and pitch ranges from 30 inches (762 mm) to 40 inches (1016 mm) (18 and 21-degree rake) and 26 – 40 inches (15-degree rake). Each carries a one- year limited warranty when used within its maximum power rating on a Mercury Racing sterndrive engine package (for recreational boating).

  • CNC Machined five-blade sterndrive cleaver propellers
  • Machine and software exclusive to Mercury Racing
  • CNC machining process for precise – exact tolerances
  • Produces perfectly matched sets of propellers resulting with enhanced operating efficiency and propeller durability
  • Mercury Racing, diameter, pitch, rake and horsepower engraved on the hub
  • Process greatly reduces turn around time of new prop orders
  • Mercury Racing propeller technicians lab finish each propeller to exact tolerances
  • Custom made 14.50″ diameter for ski racing; 25″, 41″ and 42″ pitch available and limited 13-degree rake. Contact Mercury Racing at 920-921-5330
Technical Contact

If you have a question that’s not answered in our FAQs or you need additional information, please contact us at the phone numbers listed below.

Mercury Racing Technical Services Hours
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Central Time)

Outboard & Sterndrive Consumer Affairs
(920) 924-2088
(Calls may be recorded for quality purposes)

Mercury Racing Product Technical Publications
Service manuals, parts manuals; operation, maintenance, and warranty manuals.
(920) 929-5110
FAX: 920-929-4894

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