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Re: Line cutter advisable for Chesapeake Bay?

Originally Posted by Jiminri View Post
Is a line cutter worth having? Any downside (other than cost)?
A line cutter can be rough on divers cleaning your boat bottom, and on their equipment. They aren't perfect so if you get a line wrapped in the prop that the cutter doesn't handle you have to deal with the wrap AND the line cutter. Sometimes that means a tow and a haul instead of a quick dive.

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