Boatman wrote:Mark the prop and inner hub with a punch. Run it till it slips and see if the marks still line up.
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T Man wrote:Boatman wrote:Mark the prop and inner hub with a punch. Run it till it slips and see if the marks still line up.
This. Sounds like a spun hub to me too.
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Smith wrote:Your propeller probably has a pressed-in rubber hub that is supposed to slip under extreme load, similar to the function of a shear pin. These hubs can lose their compressive force and start slipping even under normal loads. If that is the case here, an outboard shop or a propeller shop can press a new hub in for you. Last time I had it done, it wasn't expensive.
threedogs wrote:Hubs are not supposed to slip under extreme load , the rubber hub is a fail safe for hitting obsacles to keep you from breaking a prop shaft. Once that has been done it will never hold it's bite correctly again and needs to be rehubbed.
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