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Old 02-23-2009, 01:04 PM
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What do you do do to fix skegs that are broken off? Is this common? Will it affect the steering?
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Old 02-23-2009, 01:09 PM
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i have 1 of these also
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Any good marine repair shop can weld you up a new one.
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I asked back some time ago and I was told it should be around $250.00
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I bought replacement skegs from BAM approx 5 yrs ago. They are skegs that have just been cut off new drives right below the torpedo. I assume damaged drives. They make for gret replacement skegs since they are already the correct shape. I think they were $20 then. Mine was just damaged on the leading edge on 1 drive, and the bottom of the other, so I cut the replacement skegs to only that amount. Try to keep from welding any closer than needed. The heat can ruin your o rings in the prop shaft carrier. Put the carrier back in it if you do weld up high to help keep the torpedo from getting distorted from the heat.
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Call Ron Bender ,, JRmarine in Cleveland he is set up to repair your outdrives / sqeg's 216-390-1330

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