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Old 01-08-2007
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Originally Posted by aphil138
IIs it usual for the salt water guys to paint their props and shaft?
While it is not unusual to find painted props on boats that live in saltwater, it is certainly not the norm. Further, the practice is not particularly effective, as most coatings are scrubbed off the prop (by water action over the blades) in a relatively short time.
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