Affordable, Damage Free
Strut Bearing Replacement
 No Prop Shaft, Strut or Rudder Removal

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The Most Cost Effective Marine Tool You Can Own!
“Manual or Hydraulic Operation”

Hi Steve,

Thanks a lot, greatly appreciated. I completed the starboard side yesterday after work in about 45min. Never used this tool before but the design makes it super easy. Doing the job myself, I saved around $1000! Thanks for providing a quality tool at a reasonable price.

Stephen Ackerman

Dear Strut Pro,

I wanted to let you know that after receiving the Strut Pro tool kit, I was able to use it on my 30 foot sailboat, while she was still in the water! It probably took a little more time to assemble the tool underwater, on SCUBA,
while hanging on to the propeller shaft with one hand, then it would have out of water. But, once I got it all together, it worked like a charm. It drove out the old strut bearing (which had been in there for over 30 years).
And, once I got the tool reversed and reassembled, it pushed the new bearing right in. This was a huge money saver for me, as where I live in Guam, there are no travel lifts, only cranes, so a haul out is very expensive. Thank you
Strut Pro for a great tool and great support. I would recommend this to anyone who needs to change a strut bearing.   Todd Ames, Guam


Hello Mike,

Please thank all in your strutpro company for your tool from the Potlatch crew.  As you know it would, it worked great.

Again Mahalo,


Michael McNulty


I recently bought a Strut Pro tool to remove a cutlass bearing on a 30' sailboat that I am restoring. The bearing was the original from 1976! This tool made it possible to remove the corroded bearing with relative ease. I don't think it could have come out without this device.
Also, the people were very easy to deal with.  I ordered the wrong size components the first go round, but these guys got the right pieces to my house lightning fast so that this project did not hold me up. They understand the urgency when you are in the middle of these type projects.
We have other larger powerboats and I plan on keeping the tool so that I can use it on these if necessary.
Anyway, Thanks guys for your help and for being so responsive!
Charles Powell  


Hi folks,


I picked the tool up this morning and am happy to report that two Buck cutlass bearings have been removed successfully. Only got this boat two years ago, but am guessing that the bearings have been in place for at least 12 years, mainly in salt water, hence I expected they to put up a fight.  But to my relief, once everything was snug and aligned, the first few turns caused the bearing to move. The second half of the story is that installing two new bearings was a breeze and only took about an hour.


Thanks for making such an awesome tool!


Best regards,


Dallas Smith. 



I wanted to let you know I received the Strut-pro a few weeks back and was put into use straight away. What would of been a 6 hour job removing couplings, rudders and shafts on a twin install, the Strut-pro reduced to 2 hours! Magic.


Really impressed with it. I have hired it out to a competitor 20 miles away from me who will be contacting you to purchase one also.  Can I ask you for the graphic file so I can get some decals for my van please.


Kind regards



Tompa Marine




I purchased the Strut Pro puller and used it. It was worth every penny and then some!!! Worked like a charm. The only thing I wish was that I had done it when my boat was in the water on the lift. Would have been easier to use a socket wrench standing in the water at working level behind the boat. Instead, I did it while the boat was on the trailer, laying on a creeper. That worked too, except the angles were a little awkward.

This thing was a piece of cake to use. It worked so good pushing the old one out and the two new ones in. I would never do it the old fashioned way! Mike, at Strut Pro is a joy to work with. He pretty much guaranteed that it would work, and was there to assist every step of the way when I had questions. This is a great product!!

Oh, and just to add, the new strut bearing in conjunction with a new propeller solved my vibration problem. Boat runs as smooth as silk, absolutely no vibration at any speed. Looks to me like the old strut bearing was worn quite a bit compared to the new ones. (It had 945 hours on the original, guess I was overdue!!)

T Kosel


Good morning Steve,

Just to give you some feedback about the kit.It arrived eventually after the UKCustoms Released it.We have used the kit,and I thought you might like to know what was the outcome.

My boat is a Princess 45 motorboat built 1986.The Cutlass Bearings had never been touched Since the boat was built.

It took just over an hour each to remove the bearings,this was amazing.The man hours saved Was considerable.No couplings,strength tube packing,and shaft to remove.My Engineer said It was such a well made item.

My boat is in the Hamble River the most important area in the UK for pleasure craft so we will Spread the good word.

Again many thanks for your help.

Best regards,



Aloha Mike:

I just wanted to let you know that I was able to change out my port cutlass bearing yesterday in no time underwater.  That saved me a

round trip to Honolulu and a lot of down time.  It took longer to pull the prop than it did to change the bearing!  It is a wonderful tool and I would highly recommend it to any one.  Many thanks to you and Charlie for a great tool and great people to work with.


Tad Luckey, Luckey Strike Charters, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii.


I purchased the Strutpro last Fall, but unexpected events prevented me from actually using it until my boat was hauled this Spring. All I can say is WOW! From the time I opened the box it was only about a half hour before the old bearing was out and the new one installed. The whole procedure was simple and painless, plus I was able to do it all myself. Without this tool it is most likely I would have had the yard perform the work, meaning remove the rudder, prop shaft etc. and would have cost several times what the Strutpro cost me. This tool basically more than paid for itself with a single use. My son also has a boat in need of a cutlass bearing, and the Strutpro will, again, save a pile of money and time. Thanks for producing such a great and useful tool, I couldn't be more happy!

Best regards,

George R, Pitt Meadows, BC  Canada


“I just wanted to thank you for producing an excellent tool.   I used the tool on Saturday and had a great experience. Once assembled, the process took only a few minutes per side, indeed my experience showed that each bearing was removed in much less than 10 minutes per side.

I have already showed this to my local marina, who will probably be in touch with you soon regarding a kit. I also showed this kit to one of my friends at my marina and he was very impressed and also quite upset because he had spent over 6 hours removing 1 stubborn bearing the weekend before - which I could have removed with the tool in minutes!

In summary this is a high quality product, which offers real value for money, and one I am very pleased with.

Many thanks !  Owen M.”


“Yesterday I successfully replaced the bearing, just within an hour!  It was indeed a very easy job with the help of your tool.

Thanks again, by inventing this timesaving tool!! BR, Eddy”


“I received the tool yesterday and put it to work today and thought I would let you know it worked awesome. This will be a big time saver and also a competitive edge over the rest of the local shops. Thanks,

Jim Wiederholt, Service Director, American Marine   Main 563-588-9564 ex.123”


“Hello Michael,

Used the tool yesterday.  Everything went perfectly according to plan.  Had old cutless bearing out in less than half an hour, very smooth operation, it is a great tool. I am very pleased how easy it was to use.  Many thanks,  Declan”


“I actually called you guys already, got my Strutpro set last Thursday… yanked the two cutlasses late Friday and popped the new ones in.. worked like a charm and saved my launch date… splashed at noon today and boats running better than ever.

Mike Holmes, Capt, USCG(ret)”


“Received puller yesterday and used it today.  What a wonderful piece of equipment! 30 min start to finish for a first time user. Bet I can do it in half the time next time.  Thanks for your great assistance with the purchase and will be ordering more sizes in the future. Thanks again,

Capt Ken KO Charters”


“Thank you for the 4 washers that I received recently.  I purchased your Strut Pro about 6 years ago and the washers made my removal job very easy.  I recommend your product quite often.  Thanks again, David Gourley”

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