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post #4 of Old 03-16-2011
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Originally Posted by ekenna View Post
Last weekend I also went to the boat. People were pulling their tarps off. I put on a new prop. The old prop just popped off. I also put on a new water temp sender and tried to replace the impellor. Is there some special trick to getting the impeller back in so all the vanes are poiinting in the right direction in the flattened section?

Next weekend maybe finish prepping the bottom and put on a coat of the bottom paint. Launch in early april. I can't wait to see if the new prop is going to help with boat speed and heading into waves.
Put a cable tie around it to hold the vanes in the proper direction and compress them for easy insertion, then cut it off once the impellor is 1/2 way in.

s/v Palmetto Moon
1991 Catalina 36
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