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Prop shaft reducer/bushing?
I need a new prop on my 36' Pearson. The manual states a 17" dia x 12" pitch. I'm switching from a 2-blade to a 3-blade. I don't have a ton of money to 'invest' in a new prop, and I've found a great deal on aprop of these dimensions, but it has the wrong size boring in the prop.
My prop shaft is 1" diameter, the prop I'm looking at has a 1/25" diameter.
I want to ask you experts what you think about a reducer/bushing to make it fit. I spoke to one person at the local chandlery and she thought it was not uncommon, but might be expensive.
I'm curious if it's safe, what that process is, and what I should expect to spend.