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G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? #13324103 10/27/19 05:59 PM
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Yesterday we had the boat trailered in the lake fork marina parking lot while we were weighing in at the THSBA tournament. We were away from boat for a while cause we ended up winning, but everyone does the same and we had our rods out on the deck. We brought the boat home and this morning I realized that the G-Force prop nut was gone. Has anyone else had them stolen? It’s always tight and we check it all the time. Just wondered if this has happened to anyone else.

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Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: CDMFish] #13324111 10/27/19 06:09 PM
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No, but i would suggest not leaving rods out

Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: CDMFish] #13324159 10/27/19 07:17 PM
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Pretty sad that someone would steal a $40 accessory.

Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: CDMFish] #13324163 10/27/19 07:24 PM
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I tell my guys to go weigh in while I secure the boat. All that stuff cost to much to buy or replace now days. Don’t know how you can keep that from happening anyways. Take it off every time I guess. Never thought to much about somebody stealing one. Sorry man !! I hate thieves !! Probably some rich kid !!!

Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: CDMFish] #13324186 10/27/19 07:59 PM
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Had one come off while fishing Caddo.last year. Prop stayed tight and finished the day fishing for a few more hours with it missing. You sure it did not fall off? I check mine every trip now and its occasionally a little loose.

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I had one almost fall off. Mine was on maybe by a thread. I noticed it at home so who knows how long it was that close to falling off.

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Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: CDMFish] #13324445 10/28/19 01:08 AM
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I found mine in the bottom of my boat a few weeks ago. I never Check it but will now


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They fall off if you don't keep and eye it and tighten them.

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Hey guys, just a thought but maybe put a little fingernail polish on the threads. This will set the threads but still come loose pretty easy.

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We were parked there too with all gear on the deck and no issues. I have caught mine loose as well, as rough as the lake got Sat, I bet it may have fallen off vs being stolen

Congrats on your kids doing well! That was a tough day, we ended up with a limit and culled a couple but man has that lake become a huge disappointment

We were there for BERKLEY Bass Champs too and it was a popcorn fest that weekend too

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Yeah that lake can be tough but we figured it out. Anyways I always make sure to tighten it and it’s always tight, so just wanted to see if anything has happened to anyone else. Thanks for all the input

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red loctite will stop it from coming loose.




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Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: hopalong] #13324933 10/28/19 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by hopalong
red loctite will stop it from coming loose.



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Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: CDMFish] #13325010 10/28/19 06:04 PM
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Damn, mine gets so tight sometimes I have to put gloves on and hold the blade to get it off... I always check for fishing line at least once a month... Dan

Re: G-Force Prop Nut Stolen? [Re: Mark Perry] #13325887 10/29/19 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Mark Perry
Had one come off while fishing Caddo.last year. Prop stayed tight and finished the day fishing for a few more hours with it missing. You sure it did not fall off? I check mine every trip now and its occasionally a little loose.
This^^^^^ gets my vote. Of course I’m naive and want to still believe in mankind! They do loosen up occasionally.

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