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post #10 of Old 06-27-2012
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Re: Beastly boat to manuever

Originally Posted by St Anna View Post
Use prop walk, of which you must have in abundance with the offset. Do you have a 3blade or a 2 blade? = 3 blade is better but a bit more drag and not worth the expence to change.
If you already have the boat pulled for something, you can likely buy a used three bladed fixed prop for nothing, or very close to nothing. Heck I will sell you my old 12" for shipping costs.

Most used boat yards have piles of them, collect a few tons of the bronze, then take it to a recycling yard in quantity. So selling it as a prop is just bonus. I would walk from anything more than $20 though.

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