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  • 20 Jun 2014 8:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    New Outboard offering - Click each link to lean about new offerings Announced in June 2014!


    Evinrude G2!


    Mercury 75-115 4 Stroke!


    Suzuki 200!


    Clicking the above links will bring you to the manufacturers website for official information

  • 11 Jun 2014 12:00 PM | Dave DeWitt Mercury Marine Propellers (Administrator)

    <<Taken from Bill's Obituary>>


    IN MEMORIAM
    William Ludwig
    6/10/2014
    Bill's Prop Shop
    7464 Old Moro
    Moro, IL
    We are saddened by Bill Ludwig
    passing away after a lingering illness.
    He was a charter member of the National
    Marine Propeller Association.
    He gave the his wealth of knowledge
    and his support to the NMPA, he was
    one of two members awarded the
    NMPA’s Life Member award. In addition
    to his many achievements, he
    was the primary preparation and final
    examination station for the NMPA’s
    Certification program and was looked
    upon as a source of information to
    NMPA members. Bill always had a
    “back pack” of jokes and stories that
    he shared with the members while in
    attendance at the annual NMPA Convention.
    Bill was never satisfied with
    being number two in any thing that
    he was a part of. He was also shared
    the distinction of being one of first
    two members to be certified in Aluminum
    and Stainless Steel propeller
    repair. We will certainly miss Bill.
  • 30 May 2014 9:08 AM | Dave DeWitt Mercury Marine Propellers (Administrator)

    Do the ever present escalating costs of presenting our annual National Marine Propeller Association Convention

    We are raising the individual convention fee by $ 5.00 to $ 225.00

    and our Exhibitors by $ 25.00 per table

    I regret raising anything but we have absorbed a small increase every year for the past 5 years or more.

    We have not raised the membership dues for a number of years. Hence we must raise by $ 5.00 also to $ 225.00

    We feel that this small increase will offset the additional cost

    and turn a “Red Ink” problem to “Black Ink” solution.  Thank you for your support.  Let me know if anyone has any questions or concerns.  Either e-mail (donj@nmpa.net) or call 616-235-6672

    Sincerely Don

  • 29 Apr 2014 4:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In an ongoing effort to provide a superlative educational experience at our annual convention, we are asking for your input. We are willing to tackle almost any subject that you can come up with. So, please take a minute and send an e-mail with your ideas to one of the following.

    blattner@jam21.net

    jimmie@fjprop.com

    precisionpropco@comcast.net

    Please respond ASAP,

    Thank you

  • 22 Apr 2014 2:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The following have completed the NMPA Ski Boat Inboard Certification testing

     

    Rick Licare                                                                      Scott Baumann

    Rundquist Propeller Tools                                           Bauman Marine Service

    Naples, FL                                                                       Houston, TX

    Tony Vosters                                                                   Mark Kreger

    Fox River Prop, Inc.                                                        Indy Prop Shop

    Little Chute, WI                                                               Indianapolis, IN

    Mike Knutson

    Props Ahoy

    Union Grove, WI

     

    The following are “In the Heart of the Certification Process” soon to be completed.

     

    Larry Kindberg                                                                 Ricky Besmehn

    Accu-Prop Marine, Inc.                                                  Brainerd Propeller, Inc.

    Dover, NH                                                                         Brainerd, MN

    Tim Hackney                                                                   Oscar Kelly, Sr. and Jr.       

    Performance Propeller                                                 Helices Kelly

    Soddy Daisy, TN                                                             Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico

     

    Dan Stevens

    Gun Lake Propeller, LLC

    Wayland, MI

     

    Thank You Very Much,

    Don

  • 07 Apr 2014 2:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Darl D. Prouty passed away peacefully on April 2, 2014 after suddenly being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

     

    Please click on the attached link for the rest of the obituary

     

    http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/apr/06/obituary-prouty-darl-d/

     

    Our condolences to the entire Prouty and Precision Propeller Truly  Truely our Propeller industry has lost a  a great man.

  • 25 Mar 2014 5:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Posted News Articles for Review Click and Read

     

    Prop Coatings ~ PMY April 2014.pdf

     

    Pod drives ~ Yachting April 2014.pdf

  • 24 Mar 2014 11:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Daryl has brain cancer and Bill Ludwig has Pancreatic cancer

    I would like to ask everyone to send their kind thoughts and prayers to:

     

    Daryl Prouty

    C/O Darren Prouty

    Precision Propeller Co.

    5626 North Freya

    Spokane, WA  99207

    And

     

    William  Ludwig

    Alhambra Care Center

    417 E. Main.  P.O. Box 310

    Alhambra IL.  62001-0310

     

    Thank you very much

    Best Regards,

    Don Jackson

  • 13 Feb 2014 12:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    See whats going on in Miami this weekend.  Click on the link below to explore their website

     

    Miami Boat Show Website

     

    See what’s new at the Greatest Boat Show in the World! Florida's largest annual event spans three locations The Miami Beach Convention Center, the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail® at Miamarina at Bayside and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe. There’s no better place to preview the new boating season!

    You name it you’ll see it here from the latest in powerboats, sailboats and engines to cutting-edge marine electronics and accessories to the best in nautical gifts, services and apparel. And there’s no better time to buy! The 5-day event is your once-a-year chance to compare makes and models, and gear up with the latest accessories all at one time!

    Beyond the boats and booths special events, attractions and activities celebrate the boating lifestyle and offer entertainment for everyone. Launch your boating life at the Welcome to the Water Center which includes Boating 101, Advanced Seminars, Discover Boating for under $250/Month. Discover Boating Puts You at the Helm! 

  • 22 Jan 2014 8:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    January 22 2014 marks the 75th Anniversary for Mercury Marine.  Look back at these 75 years through the following link.

     

    http://www.mercurymarine.com/75years/

     

    http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20140122/FON0101/301220102/Mercury-Marine-plans-year-long-celebration-75th-year-story-video-

     

    Enjoy the walk back through history in videos pictures and stories.

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