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#12607466 - 02/02/18 01:23 PM G-Force Prop Nut
Shallow Waters Offline
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Registered: 01/03/17
Posts: 529
Anybody run a G-Force Prop Nut on their trolling motor? I dont have any complaints with my trolling motor now, but wondering if these make a noticeable difference or not. I realize most people will think they are waste of money and not necessary, but if you have one please let me know what you think about them. THanks,

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#12607474 - 02/02/18 01:27 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
Txduckhunter Offline
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Registered: 02/19/02
Posts: 1876
Loc: Lake Fork
have one on mine, haven't noticed any difference. Fortrex 112

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#12607512 - 02/02/18 01:48 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
Corey Stanley Offline
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Registered: 10/26/09
Posts: 1025
Loc: Tx
I run one on mine, havent noticed a huge difference but will say it is really nice if you have to remove the prop while fishing to remove line or trash around your prop shaft. Instead of having to stop and get tools, just unscrew it, clean off trash and put back on....very convenient.
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#12607516 - 02/02/18 01:48 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Not difference that is POSITIVE. it can actually mask a real problem and cause premature wear.

I'd avoid the gimmick.
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#12607558 - 02/02/18 02:01 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: SteezMacQueen]
Chet Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
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Loc: Ft Worth
I've noticed less vibration and noise.


Edited by Chet (02/02/18 02:02 PM)
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#12607568 - 02/02/18 02:04 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Chet]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: Chet
I've noticed less vibration and noise.
the vibration and noise is a poorly aligned housing, bent shaft, or an unbalanced prop. "Not hearing" the noises doesn't make the excessive wear and tear go away.

Just saying.
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#12607629 - 02/02/18 02:34 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Corey Stanley]
Shallow Waters Offline
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Registered: 01/03/17
Posts: 529
Originally Posted By: Corey Stanley
I run one on mine, havent noticed a huge difference but will say it is really nice if you have to remove the prop while fishing to remove line or trash around your prop shaft. Instead of having to stop and get tools, just unscrew it, clean off trash and put back on....very convenient.


This was my thought too, even if it didnt improve the motor it would make checking the prop for line, etc. a little easier. I never check the TM for line because I never think about it once I am home.

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#12607778 - 02/02/18 03:50 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4373
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Honestly, I think they do help a little. I feel it cuts down the vibration, but I wouldn't say it makes your TM more quiet. In the end I guess it's worth the money.
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#12607795 - 02/02/18 03:57 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: SteezMacQueen]
Chet Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 1508
Loc: Ft Worth
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted By: Chet
I've noticed less vibration and noise.
the vibration and noise is a poorly aligned housing, bent shaft, or an unbalanced prop. "Not hearing" the noises doesn't make the excessive wear and tear go away.

Just saying.


No the noise was what I think is normal on high, and don't think it's as noisy now. But sure you know better. Just saying.


Edited by Chet (02/02/18 04:26 PM)
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#12607803 - 02/02/18 04:02 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Chet]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4373
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Originally Posted By: Chet
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted By: Chet
I've noticed less vibration and noise.
the vibration and noise is a poorly aligned housing, bent shaft, or an unbalanced prop. "Not hearing" the noises doesn't make the excessive wear and tear go away.

Just saying.


No the noise was what I think is normal on high, and don't thimk it's as noisy now. But sure you know better. Just saying.


Don't worry about Steez. He's just mad because he has a Motor Guide. grin
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#12607859 - 02/02/18 04:44 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
J-2 Offline


Registered: 06/12/09
Posts: 4189
Loc: Flower Mound TX
I don't see how it can cause any abnormal wear and tear. I didn't notice any difference/reduction in noise or vibration. Just think of it as a cool accessory.

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#12607943 - 02/02/18 05:57 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: bigbass94]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5679
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: bigbass94
Originally Posted By: Chet
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted By: Chet
I've noticed less vibration and noise.
the vibration and noise is a poorly aligned housing, bent shaft, or an unbalanced prop. "Not hearing" the noises doesn't make the excessive wear and tear go away.

Just saying.


No the noise was what I think is normal on high, and don't thimk it's as noisy now. But sure you know better. Just saying.


Don't worry about Steez. He's just mad because he has a Motor Guide. grin


I don't even have a motorguide as a door step!

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#12607945 - 02/02/18 06:02 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
SkeeterRonnie Offline
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Registered: 02/25/03
Posts: 53419
Loc: Campbell, TX
Cool accessory until it fades and becomes pink!!!

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#12608173 - 02/02/18 09:26 PM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
Chris Coufal Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1459
Loc: Austin, Tx
I like mine....less vibration on my junky Maxxum 101 and it makes checking for line quick and simple.
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#12608427 - 02/03/18 07:47 AM Re: G-Force Prop Nut [Re: Shallow Waters]
grout-scout Offline
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 6945
Loc: Boerne, Texas
I got my prop nut free using my bass pro points and I am less than impressed. Maybe my tm was perfect from the get go, but it has done nothing to make any difference.

Now my buddy swears that his makes his batteries last longer and is a lot quieter, he might just be trying to justify having spent $50 on it though.

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