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Old 01-09-2015, 11:48 AM
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Since we have drives with razor blades for props is there a safe slip on prop guard to cover these. My kids know not to jump off the back of the boat but sometimes I worry that a friend or passer by might not know what's lurking in the water. I was thinking a Kevlar layered bag ...puncture proof and a steering wheel cover to remind us they are on. SSM drives and Arnesons inherently are not under a platforms. We beach and swim with a lot of people around it would be nice for the extra protection. We have seen 3 sever cuts in the past few years.
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I see nylon trailer bags but need something a little more substantial.
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Mac I have two full rolls of Kevlar and an industrial sewing machine . . . . . see ya monday
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Mac I have two full rolls of Kevlar and an industrial sewing machine . . . . . see ya monday
That's good advice. That's what I'd do if I didn't have elephant ears.
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Ah no dave me and sewing machines I think I'd probly end up with a pair of 3 legged pants
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I was thinking about this and voila im looking through the threads and you guys beat me to the punch. I need something similar. my new boat comes with 2 sets of cleavers and many places where I boat in Michigan I can see somebody casually walking buy and just nicking those props while we are in shallow anchorage. I was thinking about going with a larger set of the nylon prop bags and then lining with thick Kevlar.
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Guys, 1,000 denier nylon should be plenty heavy. Knife sheaths are made from 1,000 denier as is various military equipment Kevlar, IMO, is over kill.

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that's a good suggestion. I was thinking what would be easiest to put on and take off and last in the water too
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one suggestion that i received while doing some research was a 5 gallon bucket with a bungee cord to hold the bucket on. protects both the props and people.
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have you tried the bucket on yours? does it work well
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