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Old 05-12-2006, 07:21 AM
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Originally Posted by open72
props on the boat while towing


Explain this to me please. I've been boating a long time and have never damaged a prop while towing. Maybe I missed something??????
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Old 05-12-2006, 07:43 AM
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nice ride. and yeah old, props look better than shafts any way
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Originally Posted by Byrdman
I thought the copy thing was already put to bed...and the steps were different....this own guys design....if it puts up with wave pounding..and can fly straight....then this shop welder is the man......so far he is looking rather well....I bet ya this guy could pop out a monster of length....faster that anybody......just a little blue collar guy

It was.

I wonder if the price of aluminum is higher that fiberglass made boat??The way the price of metal going up so

I hope he makes it
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Old 05-12-2006, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by OldSchool


Explain this to me please. I've been boating a long time and have never damaged a prop while towing. Maybe I missed something??????
Craig,
I have seen props get dinged/damaged from "road debris" while towing. It is extremely rare, but it does happen. I tow with the props on also, but I put the prop covers on to protect them and they stay on while towing.
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What an achievement. Congrats.

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