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#12773570 - 05/29/18 07:42 PM 2017 zx 250 skeg repair
captain-kilroy Offline
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Registered: 06/02/13
Posts: 298
Loc: laird hill, texas
Has anyone had a skeg repaired from having pieces broken off?

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#12773599 - 05/29/18 08:15 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
Rducky Offline
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Registered: 11/29/16
Posts: 34
Loc: Forney, Texas
Steve's custom prop repair in quitman can repair it

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#12773604 - 05/29/18 08:18 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
captain-kilroy Offline
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Registered: 06/02/13
Posts: 298
Loc: laird hill, texas
my dealer sent mine and had it repaired after my boat was rearended. Now above 60 the boat starts buffering side to side. Sort of like whey you are driving beside a big truck on the interstate.
I don't know where they sent it.


Edited by captain-kilroy (05/29/18 08:18 PM)

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#12773622 - 05/29/18 08:37 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
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Registered: 06/12/13
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Loc: Beckville, TX
There's a prop shop in Longview on US259 and they repair/replace skegs.
http://www.theepropguy.com/id2.html

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#12773627 - 05/29/18 08:42 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
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B&B prop in Richland Hills does a good job. They have done them for me.

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#12773630 - 05/29/18 08:45 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
captain-kilroy Offline
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Loc: laird hill, texas
I am kind of chapped that my dealer reapired mine after it was an insurance job. they repainted the part that was repaired but the rest of the lower unit looks like it was drug around on the concrete floor. didn't have a scratch on the lower unit before the accident.

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#12773632 - 05/29/18 08:46 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
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You could just put a SkegGuard on it. I can get you 20% off if interested. All you need is 2”-3” of skeg remaining.


Edited by David Rush (05/29/18 08:46 PM)
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#12773643 - 05/29/18 09:01 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: David Rush]
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Originally Posted By: David Rush
You could just put a SkegGuard on it. I can get you 20% off if interested. All you need is 2”-3” of skeg remaining.


A guard ain't quite the same as a properly functioning skeg. On a 250hp motor, you want a properly functioning skeg. Leave it at that. Get it repaired properly.
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#12773648 - 05/29/18 09:05 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
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Registered: 11/22/07
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don't decorate your lower unit repair it they can make it look new.

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#12773652 - 05/29/18 09:12 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
captain-kilroy Offline
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Registered: 06/02/13
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Loc: laird hill, texas
I am going to throw a shoe tomorrow over it. When I picked the boat up I was in a hurry because I had to leave work to get it. later after work started really looking at it and was very unimpressed. Took it out and ran it and was even more unimpressed. This is my first new boat and definitely the fastest I have owned.

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#12773668 - 05/29/18 09:28 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: SteezMacQueen]
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Loc: Lewisville
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted By: David Rush
You could just put a SkegGuard on it. I can get you 20% off if interested. All you need is 2”-3” of skeg remaining.


A guard ain't quite the same as a properly functioning skeg. On a 250hp motor, you want a properly functioning skeg. Leave it at that. Get it repaired properly.


I have one on mine (no skeg damage) and it performs fine. I’d get it fixed too. The guard has saved me from having to get my skeg repaired though. Hit a stump at Pines on plane... just had to replace the SkegGuard.
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#12773679 - 05/29/18 09:38 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: 9094]
WAWI Online   content
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Originally Posted By: 9094
B&B prop in Richland Hills does a good job. They have done them for me.


I have had one done there. They did solid work.

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#12773689 - 05/29/18 09:50 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
captain-kilroy Offline
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Registered: 06/02/13
Posts: 298
Loc: laird hill, texas
thanks for all the input. We will see what happens tomorrow.

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#12773747 - 05/29/18 11:33 PM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
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Loc: Weatherford
Skeg guards work great till you hit something substantial
Then you will be replacing the whole gearbox. Due to either not enough left to re attach or the damage being up into the bearing carrier
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#12773810 - 05/30/18 06:22 AM Re: 2017 zx 250 skeg repair [Re: captain-kilroy]
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McGill Propeller in Lewisville fixed mine several times.
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