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Old 03-07-2017, 01:57 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by cardude01 View Post
My prop is a little loose, and while getting a bottom job I was going to remove the prop and see if the keyway or key was damaged or if the nut was just loose. Is this a DIY job or am I about to screw something up?

I was going to use an impact to get the jamb nut off. How much do you tighten the nut going back on?

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It's a DIY job......that doesn't prevent you from screwing it up.

Use 2 wrenches to loosen the jam nut. If the prop is loose, a prop puller shouldn't be necessary. To tighten, a block of wood between the prop blade and the hull. Tighten with a BIG wrench and maybe a cheater bar, no impact wrench.

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