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Old 29 September 2006, 16:21   #11
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Originally Posted by sparkey
does anyone use any sort of reusable pin like an R clip or snap ring pin. I have some but was worried that it may cause problems in some way??
would not recomend R Clip because
(1) could be removed if caught on rope or in sea weed.
(2) Centrifugal action with prop rotating @ 4000 rpm could dislodge R clip causing nut to open and loss of prop.

Thats what i was thinking , was hoping there would be a special pin out there I hadn't heard of

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