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Old 24 March 2006, 14:48   #1
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Prop Bag

I went to buy a prop bag to day size large 15 which for an over sized plastic bag i thought was over priced.
I called into B&Q and a high visabilty vest with all
the reflectis stuff on was 3.99
My question is do you by law have to put a bag over the prop, as the high vis vest is great at night ,and if as i do you lose it well 3.99
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Old 24 March 2006, 15:11   #2
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The law says the prop must be covered with something highly visable. Dont think it says you have to use a bag; I've been buckets used before....
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Old 24 March 2006, 15:47   #3
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I use a thing called prop sox, it's three plastic blade covers with reflective tape connected by thick elastic, very easy to use and very small to store. Also no bungees to flick off and take your eye out or hooks to scratch your engine.
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Old 24 March 2006, 19:38   #4
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I use a 1 pound carrier bag for life from Sainsburies. It's Orange and it's big. It has also survived a couple of encounters with Dorsets Finest
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I use my sea anchor (when I can be bothered to dig it out of the locker). It was cheaper than a prop bag, and has some other use as well, I think.
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Old 25 March 2006, 09:19   #6
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these are the sox you need...

http://www.compass24.nl/cgi-bin/gros...&Name=Prop+Sox

Price: 13 euro
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Old 25 March 2006, 11:48   #7
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Yep, prop sox, cheaper and easy to use. Even fits our monster Pac22 prop
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I thought that a 'Prop Bag' was a female rugby player. I'll check with Kernow, he's been out with a few.
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Old 25 March 2006, 13:53   #9
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I use a 1 pound carrier bag for life from Sainsburies. It's Orange and it's big. It has also survived a couple of encounters with Dorsets Finest
That's got to be today's top tip just picked one up as a spare and it was only 50p
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Funny; I just lost my Prop Sox (had them on the swim step when towing to the hotel. No reqmt for any kind of marker here.) Have to buy a new set sometime.

Thing I found amusing was giving them to someone to put on. That's gotta be the best puzzle since the Rubik's Cube. Simple to fix, but still amusing nonetheless.

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