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SkegGuard Mercury Mariner


Model # 12792396 | Mfg # 27061
In stock online.

The new SkegGuard from Megaware KeelGuard provides the best of two worlds. It will protect and prevent damage to your motor's skeg and can also be used to repair and replace an already broken skeg.

The Megaware SkegGuard is constructed of high quality marine grade 316 stainless steel that incorporates an extra reinforced wear tab across the bottom where the skeg is most vulnerable. This 3mm thickened lower plate will withstand damage or abrasion from hidden rocks and debris or accidental ramp dragging. The SkegGuard conforms to your lower unit to insure there is no discernable drag or compromise in performance. A drain hole keeps water from collecting and remaining stagnant.

Secured with self-locking hardware, the Megaware SkegGuard can be installed with common tools in less than 10 minutes. It will provide years of service and save hundreds of dollars in potential repairs.

If replacing an already broken skeg, the Megaware SkegGuard can be installed on a lower unit with as little as 2 inches of skeg remaining. It will be stronger and much more affordable than welding and replacing a lower skeg.

  27061 - 135, 150, 175, 200 hp 2 & 4 Stroke 1978-2004
  27061 - 225 hp 2 Stroke 1978-1995

  • Mirror polished marine grade 316 stainless steel
  • Thickened lower wear tab protects against ramp dragging and is great for river running
  • Drain hole prevents against corrosion and freezing
  • Won't compromise performance
  • Do-it-yourself install in less than 10 minutes
  • Installs with as little as 2-3 inches of skeg remaining
  • Three year warranty

SkegGuard Mercury Mariner

Application Mercury Mariner 135
2 & 4 Stroke
(MY 1978-2004); 225hp 2-Stroke (MY 1978-1995)
Compatibility Mercury Mariner 135
1978-2004; 225hp 2-Stroke 1978-1995
Type Skegs

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Excellent product for repair or protection

By Jim

from San Diego, Ca

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer


  • Good Performance
  • Reliable
  • Weather Resistant


    Best Uses

    • Large Boats
    • Small Boats

    Comments about Megaware SkegGuard Mercury Mariner:

    I snapped off my skeg in a truly bonehead move, and this product was the perfect fix. Looks great, easy to install, it wont come off, and does the job!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


    Great finish, great quality

    By Gerry

    from El Salvador, Central America

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Megaware SkegGuard Mercury Mariner:

    Great quality, easy to install, great fitting, good looking

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