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Welcome to Nettle Props

Started from the bottom, now we’re here.

What began as a small family business in the 1970s has now evolved into a globally recognized company as experts in the field of propeller sales and repair, servicing clients worldwide. For decades, Nettle Props has been a trusted name in the industry, providing top-notch services for all types of propellers. Nettle Props has not only kept up with changing times, but has also been a driving force in innovation. They have consistently stayed ahead of the curve, embracing the latest techniques and investing in advanced equipment has allowed Nettle Props to consistently provide exceptional results. Their full service repair facility is capable of repairs on stainless steel, aluminum, bronze and nibral propellers.

Nettle Props also offers welding services on lower units, skegs, cavitation plates, aluminum boats, pontoon boats, ski towers and automotive parts. Wholesale pickup and delivery to Central Texas dealers and marinas each week is also available upon request.

Propeller repair you can trust.

Nettle Props approaches propeller repair as a true art form. Each damaged propeller is carefully assessed, and a customized plan is developed to restore it to its optimal performance. Their highly skilled technicians meticulously repair cracks, balance blades, and reshape damaged surfaces, ensuring the propeller operates flawlessly.

When you trust Nettle Props with your propeller repair, you can be confident that you’re receiving the finest craftsmanship and attention to detail. Their dedication to the art of propeller repair is evident in every job they undertake, making them the go-to choice for propeller repair needs.

Our company motto has always been “Our customers are our most valuable asset."

Deep family roots

The Nettle family’s passion for propeller repair runs deep, spanning generations and establishing a true family business legacy. It all began with Van Michael Nettle, the founder of Nettle Props, and his son JT Nettle, who joined his father in the 1984 at their family-owned welding shop. In the early 1980s, they ventured into repairing and selling propellers, laying the foundation for what would eventually become a globally recognized company.

Over the years, various family members have joined the business, contributing to its growth and success.

+ Years

Family-owned business


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In Austin and Central Texas

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825 Wagon Trail

Austin, Texas 78758