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Old 07-21-2019, 03:43 PM
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So the port side drive has a significantly bent skag. I found a new lower case on craigslist, how much work is it to swap everything over?
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Old 07-21-2019, 04:08 PM
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You can get a new skeg welded on.
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I wouldn't trust that on a performance boat.
How bad is it bent?
Can yo remove the drive and place the skag on a large block of wood and using a BIG dead blow hammer you might be able to bend it back depending on how bad it is.
I have done this for small deflections.
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Can be heated and straightened and repaired. YouTube.
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Old 07-22-2019, 08:43 AM
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Leave it on the boat and take two 2xs and clamp them around the skeg with C clamps and slowly straighten the bend .. 2 or even 3 c clamps ...
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Originally Posted by offthefront View Post
Leave it on the boat and take two 2xs and clamp them around the skeg with C clamps and slowly straighten the bend .. 2 or even 3 c clamps ...
Done this in the past with a buddy's boat and worked like a champ.
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