SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance > Prop nut size
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Prop nut size Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
01-26-2007 10:33 AM
trantor12020 Ok, got an answer from Hunter. Its 1 3/16" AF. I haven't found a ring spanner yet but have a metric size adjustable. If only I could lay my hands on an imperial size adjustable spanner. hmmm.
01-16-2007 12:43 PM
jones2r You may want to consider replacing the nuts while you're at it. If there's any wear or, particularly, corrosion, the threads will have lost much of their retaining capability.

Incidentally, an 18" Crescent spanner will be much stronger than the correspondingly-sized open-ended spanner; don't worry about it opening up. FastBottoms is in the business; his recommendation for a pipe wrench (wouldn't know your terminology -- what's the British term for pipe? I believe we have spanner understood) would be well-founded and based on his personal experience.
01-16-2007 12:18 PM
Fstbttms You can also call a propeller repair shop for the nut size, as they will have the nut on a shelf and can measure it.

Whether or not you end up using a ring spanner (I suspect that is what we Yanks call a "box wrench") or something else, like a pipe wrench (which I recommend,) it should be at least 18" long. It will be difficult to properly torque the nuts with anything shorter.
01-16-2007 08:42 AM
trantor12020 Yes! I've a H326. HAHA, its so easy to get answers here, somehow I just forgot about Hunter! I'll knock off an email to them. cheers!
01-16-2007 08:23 AM
PBzeer You have a Hunter 326 don't you? If so, e-mail Hunter, or check the HunterOwners website. Just eyeballing it, the nut on my 1" shaft was about 11/16 or 3/4.
01-16-2007 04:10 AM
trantor12020 Yes, adjustable spanners will be my backup plan if I couldn't arrange for ring spanners. Been taught in school to always use ring spanners where possible, less chances of slipping and hurting hands and also less chances of rounding the nut edges.
01-16-2007 04:06 AM
PBzeer Why not just use a Crescent wrench (adjustable wrench)? That's what they used on my boat when they changed the prop in the water.
01-16-2007 12:57 AM
trantor12020
Prop nut size

I've a 15"Dx10"P 2-blade prop on a 1" shaft. I need to get the right ring spanners for it, does anyone know what the nut size is? The AF (across flat) dimension.

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:00 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.