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Old 20-10-2013, 08:53   #1
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Feather Stream Prop

I visited the Feather Stream booth at the boat show">Annapolis boat show. When I researched feathering props a few years ago, these guys didn't seem to be around. It looks like high quality at a very reasonable cost. It is a simple design with few parts and no bearings. Does anyone have any experience with this brand? I am looking at a 4 bladed feathering prop for my Bristol 41.1. The evaluation of feathering props listed previously in this forum showed the Feather Stream was comparable in perform to the others.
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Old 20-10-2013, 09:52   #2
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Re: Feather Stream Prop

Not familiar with this marque, but how can the blades feather without any bearings? Perhaps you mean no ball bearings or low friction bushings are used...

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Re: Feather Stream Prop

Internal gears, blades rotate together, pitch adjustment from outside. Looks to me like a clone of the newer MaxProps.

Do you have a price comparison?
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Old 20-10-2013, 10:46   #4
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Re: Feather Stream Prop

Three years ago, I got a quote for a 18" 4 blade variprop for $5195 USD. The list price for a 4 blade 18" Feather Stream is $3,150 USD.
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