Re: Broke the skid plate on motor


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Posted by landlocked on April 30, 2004 at 08:49:13:

In Reply to: Broke the skid plate on motor posted by Oops on April 30, 2004 at 08:28:23:

That part, the skeg, is important. It protects the prop and with it the gears in the lower unit. There are bolt on repair kits available from Overtons, a SKEGGARD, for about $100.

Shipshape Boating, a show on the Do It Yourself (DIY) network, did an episode on this subject and showed how to weld in a repair. You couldn't tell that there had ever been damage when they finished.

Good luck and be safe,

Landlocked



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