Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Boating Tips

Saltwater does awful things to submerged metals. It’s imperative to remove props and stern drive lower units annually to grease shafts, U-joints, & bearings. If not the repairs can be costly. This propeller was seized to the prop shaft due to corrosion. We broke a prop puller and 3 ton jack trying to remove it, and ultimately had to cut it off the shaft.

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