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Re: FlexoFold Prop - Noise

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Originally Posted by FSMike View Post
Some types of dripless seals require "burping" when first launched to fill the bellows with water. Even if yours is one of those not sure why that would produce noise only in reverse.
This isn't the first time we've hauled her and I know I didn't need to 'burp' the gland last time but i'll check it out nonetheless.

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