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Old 20 July 2014, 07:51   #11
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Pikey no requirement at all if the light board extends beyond the prop.
Ah! mine does
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Old 20 July 2014, 07:54   #12
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Yes what? It's not a legal requirement to use a bag. If you disagree with that can you show me where the law says so.

Pikey no requirement at all if the light board extends beyond the prop.
i cant be arsed looking for the regulations (regs piss me off too much as it is!) but i think you are right about the lighting board part. i see no point to them whatsoever other than to hide your nice expensive stainless prop from view
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Old 20 July 2014, 07:58   #13
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Yes it's red and identifies the object protruding more than the vessel,, Also covers up any sharp areas as it's the same dims as the prop, I used reflective decal on it,,,

Bag was fully fitted with draw strings it came with and tied securely I thought,,,,,, it had some eyelets in bottom to allow water drainage and wind to escape,,,


Sure it wad 40 an all not a cheapo Pissed me awf,,,
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Old 20 July 2014, 08:00   #14
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Bugger.........so if my light board and boat extend further than the props I dont need a bag. Oh well, Ive two nice expensive bags that just hide my props from view.
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Old 20 July 2014, 08:02   #15
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It was one of these http://www.36hours.co.uk/index.php?_...d&productId=23


Wish I had seen that site before paid dam more than 12. For sure
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Old 20 July 2014, 08:08   #16
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Well if your trailer and boat all look right your unlikely to be stopped. The regs are pretty complicated so Id rather not have to discover any more answers
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My propellers extend past the lighting board so I need the prop bags. I pull the drawstrings tight, then tie them off on the trim or tilt fixings. Then I slap on a bungee cord or tie a webbing strap to ensure they don't flap about. I've used fluorescent safety vests in the past, basically anything that other road users can see.
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You've also fitted it upside down.

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