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How should I go about fixing my skeg?

Old 11-22-2009, 05:56 PM
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Default How should I go about fixing my skeg?

I just got a bravo setup for my boat switching from and alpha and the skep looks like it was broken and cut and it is also bent abit. Should I get a new skeg welded on or could i get away with a skeg guard
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Old 11-23-2009, 08:29 AM
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It depends on how badly it is really damaged & where on the skeg it is dammaged.. Jamie / Lakeside
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Old 11-23-2009, 12:28 PM
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A lot of it depends on how fast the boat is. If the boat is going to run over 60 mph, then a bent skeg will have adverse affects on how the boat handles. The best thing to do is to disassemble the lower and have a new skeg tig welded on. Any competent welder can do the welding, but I would have someone that knows outdrives disassemble and reassemble the lower. Good luck.
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