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Old 25 April 2013, 10:07   #21
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you would be amazed how much abuse a prop can take before it is unusable...
that said when i worked for Acorn adventure they used the props with the plastic replaceable blades... (great idea, useless in practice)
Chasing 6 dinghies down the lake in a Comando with only one prop blade left was horrific 2kts flat out and vibrating to hell
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Old 25 April 2013, 10:25   #22
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...Chasing 6 dinghies down the lake in a Comando with only one prop blade left was horrific 2kts flat out and vibrating to hell
Yes, it's terrible when you're in so much of a hurry, you don't have time to put your pants on.
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Old 25 April 2013, 10:36   #23
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Old 25 April 2013, 12:06   #24
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Thanks for the advice everyone. Will source a new one and put this into storage for emergencies.

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I would recommend that you buy a new one and then send the old one away for refurbishing - that way you've got a "good" spare not a "damaged" spare!
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Yes, it's terrible when you're in so much of a hurry, you don't have time to put your pants on.
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