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Old 08-21-2018, 04:58 PM   #1
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Brass Prop Scraper

Found this on Ebay. Bought one and tried it out. Works great. No scratches.
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Old 08-21-2018, 09:16 PM   #2
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Could be handy. Thanks for sharing


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Old 08-22-2018, 08:02 AM   #3
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My preferred prop cleaner...

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Old 08-22-2018, 08:22 AM   #4
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I guess it is a good idea, though never saw a prop that was worn out from scraping with normal putty knives in the water and steel wire brushes when hauled each year.

I wonder if divers use them when hull cleaning?
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Old 08-22-2018, 08:59 AM   #5
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If you round the corners of a standard putty knife, there's really no scratching.

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I want to spend some time, Not come and go in a heated rush.....
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Old 08-22-2018, 08:09 PM   #6
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wkearney99 has the right answer. Mine too. The wet edges of the paper check wont even scratch your fiberglass

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