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Re: Shaft woes, are we talking a total replacement here?
That blue color, verdigris, is not an indication of a problem. That can happen to copper alloys simply out in the air. Can be polished off if you like. I would leave it. Doesn't mean there isn't some other problem though.
Related comment: Replacing prop shafts is a normal thing on boats. You need to expect this kind of work if you are messing about in boats. Also, a haul-out is not actually required to replace most prop shafts, but it sure helps.
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