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05-16-2007, 10:18 AM
I've got a torn edge on a prop, and was wondering if it was fixable.....
1/4 to 1/2 inch

just figuring they'd reduduce the overall size of the prop to get the tear out:confused:

I'll get a pic, once I find some batteries:rant:

XPC Sealman
05-16-2007, 03:46 PM
In most cases it is. Give us a call at 1-800-359-9730

05-17-2007, 08:27 AM
Send the prop in and I'll take a look at it. We will not do a "cut and cup" job.

05-17-2007, 10:26 AM
I must say that is one AWESOME display of pictures!!! You guys really have a nice setup.

east tx skier
05-17-2007, 11:09 AM
When we sent my father in law's "torn prop" to OJ, the answer was that it was not fixable, but sounds like a case by case scenario. The "tear" on his prop was very small, too.

05-17-2007, 11:25 AM
It really depends on where the damage is to the propeller if it can be repaired or not. If the propeller is torn or material is missing from the cup area, it makes it difficult to repair due to cupping the area that has been welded. The weld will crack when it is cupped. I see a lot of repaired props come through that have been "cut and cupped" when that type of damage occurs. We will not do that type of repair.

east tx skier
05-17-2007, 11:36 AM
Eric, if I recall, the nick, tear, was right on the end of the blade in my father in law's case. At any rate, he has really been enjoying the XMP he replaced it with.

05-17-2007, 11:58 AM
Glad to hear the XMP is working well. Now if I could just get one on your boat. I was thinking you might try the 13 X 11.5.

east tx skier
05-17-2007, 12:14 PM
The next time a prop is on my shopping list, I will give you a shout.

05-17-2007, 12:16 PM
You got a deal.

05-17-2007, 12:22 PM
Eric, I am trying to remember the two different props that you reccomend to me. I have a 04 x10 with the Predator. It is getting around to the time to think about getting a new prop.

05-17-2007, 01:14 PM
I'm trying to remember as well. What size are you running now?

05-17-2007, 01:21 PM
4 blade 13.5x19.5

05-17-2007, 01:57 PM
Can you give me a call to discuss? 800-359-9730