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Old 21 July 2014, 16:43   #1
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Refurbishing/repairing aluminium propellors ?

I have one and know of three more 3x13 1/4 x 17 x K aluminium propellors that need refurbishing from a 1" tip bend on one blade to serious bends on all blades etc.

Who refurbishes aluminium propellors at (importantly) at what cost?
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Old 21 July 2014, 18:50   #2
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I have one and know of three more 3x13 1/4 x 17 x K aluminium propellors that need refurbishing from a 1" tip bend on one blade to serious bends on all blades etc.

Who refurbishes aluminium propellors at (importantly) at what cost?
Are you really in the Caribbean?
If so no idea, I have used steel develements in the uk

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I suspect you're going to find that repair + (shipping x 2) will be close to or over the price of a new prop.

I have (sort of) repaired a prop I nailed a rock with using a hammer and the aluminum brazing stuff (Alumaweld? Something like that), but have not used it in anger yet. It's designated a 2nd backup for my North Coast (California) trips.

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His other post - having bought a new one - would suggest that he does.
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[QUOTE=Nick Hearne;634347]Are you really in the Caribbean?

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Now you have blown it, cue stunning Caribbean boats picture
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Are you really in the Caribbean?
Now you have blown it, cue stunning Caribbean boats picture
As cued:

View from my verandah in St.Kitts, Nevis is in the background:





My (main) boat at mooring with the twin 85 Yamaha's, Nevis is in the background, with Booby Island on the left:

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Old 22 July 2014, 08:27   #7
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If you visit St.Kitts. Contact me and I will buy you a drink, or two.

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