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Originally Posted by lawsonmitchell
What about the ones Beneteau uses
+1 on not using a non-metric prop. The correct solution to your problem is to use the right prop. Anything else is a band-aide.
Regarding the Beneteau prop nuts; these are not standard prop nuts and require a special washer to secure the prop and nut. It does not use a cotter pin. You could use this nut, but why? They are not superior to the usual double nut and cotter pin setup.
I find it hard to believe that you cannot find a metric-bore prop and the nuts to go with it. These are not uncommon items and any prop shop worth its salt should be able to provide them with no trouble.
Last edited by Fstbttms; 11-30-2009 at 03:15 PM.