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Thread: Do you carry a spare prop?
10-13-2013, 08:56 PM #1
Do you carry a spare prop?
Just wondering how many of you keep a spare with you on the boat just in case. I always did in my old I/O boats but a spare aluminum prop wasn't too expensive. I don't have one now but would feel more comfortable with an extra.Scott
2007 Mobius LSV with a lot of great upgrades and mods
10-13-2013, 09:10 PM #2Senior Member
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Prop and puller. Either aren't very practical alone..
10-13-2013, 09:31 PM #3Senior Member
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Re: Do you carry a spare prop?
I keep a spare in my truck, would suck if you had to wait around for a repair, the prop repair shops are really busy during the summer. May take a few weeks.. upgrade to a better prop and keep the old one..
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10-13-2013, 09:53 PM #4
Definitely want a spare prop - and a puller - and train yourself on how to use the puller - before you need it. It is nto complicated but it helps to understand the process if you ahve never done it before. Maybe not in the boat - - but in the truck. We live on lake so have one in garage.If you believe something to be true, it will be - in it's consequences.
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10-14-2013, 12:51 AM #5
I sure do now after the low NorCal water level put a ding in my 1617.
I bought a new prop and puller (SOO Easy!! Just watch the videos), had the 1617 repaired by ACME and am now going to sell it as I went to a 14.5" diameter prop and am going to try a different one based on ACME's suggestion.
Don't forget to throw a short 2x4 in with the prop puller and grab an extra key and cotter pin.Sent by the random thoughts from the voices in my head...
10-14-2013, 05:23 AM #6
I don't carry one but have a spare. 5 minutes to the launch ramp so if I dinged a prop, either end of the day or a quick trip home depending on time.'06 Supra Launch 20SSV-gone but never forgotten
10-14-2013, 08:39 AM #7Senior Member
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I carry a OJ Just In Case set, keeps everything in one place. Pack it in the TV with the 4 way lung wrench and the jack.
10-14-2013, 09:08 PM #8