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#11072672 - 08/30/15 09:16 AM Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat.
slim 285 Offline
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I have heard of a place around Lake Fork. But can't rememeber who .


Edited by slim 285 (08/30/15 09:17 AM)

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#11072696 - 08/30/15 09:25 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
FACSR Offline
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Texas Boat World in Killeen Tx, ask for Josh Bingham

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#11072735 - 08/30/15 09:51 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
SilverTR20 Offline
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Service Marine did mine. On 515 close to 69. 903-473-3909. They do good work at a fair price.

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#11072752 - 08/30/15 10:05 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: SilverTR20]
slim 285 Offline
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I have never had one straightened like this. Will they bend again easily after you have it straightened?

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#11072822 - 08/30/15 11:02 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
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Edited by JPeel (08/30/15 11:59 AM)
Edit Reason: misread question
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#11072824 - 08/30/15 11:06 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: JPeel]
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Originally Posted By: JPeel
why would you want it straightened "while on the boat" still?

Since straightening may involve beating on the blade, with the entire prop resting on a mandrel or block designed to fit the blade pitch, I don't think a repair shop would do it "on the boat". Straightening doesn't make them bend easily again.

Here's who to use
http://www.stevescustomprops.com/


You don't beat on the prop to straighten the shaft.
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#11072842 - 08/30/15 11:23 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: JPeel]
slim 285 Offline
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It is not the prop it is the shaft

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#11072856 - 08/30/15 11:35 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: Wayne P.]
JPeel Offline
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Originally Posted By: Wayne P.


You don't beat on the prop to straighten the shaft.


Right. I missed a word.
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#11072859 - 08/30/15 11:40 AM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
Lake Arlington Offline
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you can try Discount Maintenance Marine 817-274-1050 or b & B Propeller 817-284-7201. Both seem to be honest and upfront, but not sure as the extent of the damage.

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#11072998 - 08/30/15 01:40 PM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
Delvec Offline
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Originally Posted By: slim 285
I have never had one straightened like this. Will they bend again easily after you have it straightened?


Bring it by the HOUSE, I got a 10 lb. sledge I'm sure will take care of it.
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#11073128 - 08/30/15 02:58 PM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
Lowly Net Boy Offline
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Sartin Marine did mine
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#11073184 - 08/30/15 03:29 PM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Lol yea go tweaking that shaft while it's in the housing. Talk about repeat business. In a bind I have but plan for further action.

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#11073371 - 08/30/15 04:50 PM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: Andrew Y'Barbo]
fishnfireman Offline
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Originally Posted By: Andrew Y'Barbo
Lol yea go tweaking that shaft while it's in the housing. Talk about repeat business. In a bind I have but plan for further action.



Sounds like a [censored] shoot to me. hammer

It (MIGHT) work and it may not.. Would sure want some kind of guarantee... Odds are you might soon be fixing more than a bent prop shaft.

Edit: I did not know if you were shooting craps it was a censored deal. They do it in Vegas all the time .


Edited by fishnfireman (08/30/15 04:53 PM)

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#11073403 - 08/30/15 04:58 PM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
Rick Collis Online   content
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Originally Posted By: slim 285
I have heard of a place around Lake Fork. But can't rememeber who .

NO--- Service Marine in Emory 903-473-3909 will remove the prop shaft, straighten and replace with new seals. Never try to straighten the prop shaft while in the housing as you will only be bending the outer part of the shaft.
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#11073557 - 08/30/15 06:18 PM Re: Who will straighten a prop shaft while on the boat. [Re: slim 285]
Matt M Offline
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Registered: 12/09/07
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Loc: Rockwall , tx
http://quickstraight.com ......I don't know if I would trust it but they claim it works


Edited by Matt M (08/30/15 06:18 PM)

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