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Old 14 June 2004, 17:50   #21
Country: UK - Scotland
Make: HumberOceanOffshore
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Originally Posted by keithm
JWalker sorry if i was a little oversensitive it's just that i feel like such a prat.
No worries. I was being cheeky to you.

Originally Posted by Phil Davies
A grumpy Scotsman - oh, surely not? What, with England losing the footie and all!?
Wot's footie?


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Old 15 June 2004, 03:44   #22
Country: UK - England
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I would think that the prop rubber cush drive would fail before you damage the box
I was running a 1976 25hp Evinrude a few months ago, up at Morston on the North Norfolk Coast. Everybody runs aground up there (just look at the props on the fishing boats!) - the sand banks seem to move on a weekly basis. Anyway, got this engine stuck in the mud. The prop was fine apart from a bit of damage to the paintwork. However, when I shifted it into forward it just reved up. Turned out the drive-shaft had snapped. So now you know!

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