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Old 08-09-2004, 09:19 PM
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Check our this wad of fishing line. When I finally got the prop off, this is what I found. Some of the seal came out with it. I am really surprised how well the gears look in this motor.... it's a 1972 Merc. 50 hp and to my knowledge (it's been in my family since new) has never been taken apart. Just regular gear fluid changes.

Now to get a new seal and put it back together.
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:25 PM
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Well now, that explains why your rooster tail wasn't like Parnell's boat.
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Old 08-09-2004, 09:30 PM
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Yeah, Right!
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gotta be an optical illusion because I checked it.
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It's amazing your boat went at all with all that fishing line wrapped around the prop............
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So the two blocks of wood trick worked ???
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Don't ya just hate it when you get your gill net wrapped around the prop? Just sucks...
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They will choke like they do every year
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