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Re: Downside to leaving outboard motor prop in water?

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Originally Posted by timtim View Post
is it possible to bag the lower unit, after bagging it pump out the water, then no growth.
youtube.com/watch?v=5m8OpsM5uVQ
Their actual website is unavailable. I assume it is because their product was not useful. Personally, I can't imagine what they thought it was useful for. I'm even trying to think of what would happen to it during high winds, while the boat wasn't on top of it. I'm going to put that invention on the list with cayenne bandages.

I see no net value in the OP trying to get clever with this one. If you must leave the leg in the water, I would just paint it with anti-fouling and wipe it down a few times per year. While it doesn't sound like you can close a cover if you lift the outboard, perhaps you could just have a way to lift it so that you could clean it periodically.


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