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Old 17 June 2013, 10:10   #1
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How worried should I be about this prop?

Like this on every blade (4 blades). No unusual vibration or change in performance. Does it need replacing?

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Old 17 June 2013, 10:18   #2
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to be honnest i would not replace it ,do it next season . just watch out for those rocks i think we all have in one stage of our lives hit the bottom some worst then others on here
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Doesn't look too bad, but it wouldn't hurt to get it refurbished. These guys do a good job. Should be around 40:

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A few options depending on what you want to hear:

Buy another and keep that as a spare.

Tidy it up with a file if its not bent should be ok

The stock answer will be get it repaired only costs 40 cheap considering the cost of fixing your gearbox if the bent prop does cause damage
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Old 17 June 2013, 11:55   #5
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A few options depending on what you want to hear:

Buy another and keep that as a spare.

Tidy it up with a file if its not bent should be ok

The stock answer will be get it repaired only costs 40 cheap considering the cost of fixing your gearbox if the bent prop does cause damage
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Doesn't look too bad, but it wouldn't hurt to get it refurbished. These guys do a good job. Should be around 40:

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I think you will be looking at double that by the time you have put on Vat delivery to them & back!
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It's just cost me 100 for a repair to a 4 blade 19" stainless prop at Steel Developments. It started out at 62, but as already mentioned by the time you've added VAT & delivery it bumps up a bit. I still consider it cracking value, I posted it on Tuesday & got it back the following Monday, can't beat that for service.
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Sounds like you had an expensive cruise there PD.

Think I used Thomas at propeller solutions 1.5 yrs ago for my ali prop that was 40. Assume ali is cheaper/easier to fix than ss.
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Sounds like you had an expensive cruise there PD.

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Still cheap compared to the fuel bill Worth every penny though, one to remember
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to be honnest i would not replace it ,do it next season . just watch out for those rocks i think we all have in one stage of our lives hit the bottom some worst then others on here
+1 I'd just give that a touch up with a smooth file and wait till your boating season is over to get it fixed, plenty of time through the winter, and stay away from the rocky bits, it always hurts
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