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Retoxtony
07-20-2012, 12:54 PM
Does anyone make a type of cover i can put over my prop while travelling? When i travel to the nearest lake to me i drive on about 30km of gravel. I have good protection for the boats hull but i've been thinking that rocks could still be bouncing up and hitting my prop and potentially damaging it. I've seen outboard boats with plastic covers for the prop blades but i cant find anything for boats like ours. Anyone have a suggestion other than making my own?

Ole Miss Rebels
07-20-2012, 12:59 PM
just thinking quickly out loud, how about an old basketball cut to fit?

Retoxtony
07-20-2012, 02:16 PM
I guess that would work, but i was hoping someone knew of something that didnt look too goofy.

Ole Miss Rebels
07-20-2012, 02:33 PM
I guess that would work, but i was hoping someone knew of something that didnt look too goofy.

ha, i guess you are talking to the wrong guy then.

gts-20
07-20-2012, 02:38 PM
something like this?

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://reynoldsracingmarine.com/images/propcovers1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.reynoldsracingmarine.com/propshop.htm&usg=__TlFCNcIIZcb9bx4VFPF6Wzf26Mg=&h=675&w=900&sz=69&hl=en&start=1&zoom=1&tbnid=7edSZgfMyL1x8M:&tbnh=110&tbnw=146&ei=T6UJUPqOCMLQ2AXgzJHHBw&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dprop%2Bcover%26hl%3Den%26gbv%3D2%26tb m%3Disch&itbs=1

or this?

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.cayoteinc.com/im/Prop-Cover-dock.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.cayoteinc.com/cayote-prop-cover.htm&usg=__acB1i_K7o3k4jPs0AH8qisj4b24=&h=247&w=280&sz=15&hl=en&start=2&zoom=1&tbnid=n2Yv4Mg6ma_gEM:&tbnh=101&tbnw=114&ei=T6UJUPqOCMLQ2AXgzJHHBw&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dprop%2Bcover%26hl%3Den%26gbv%3D2%26tb m%3Disch&itbs=1

SilviaMan
07-20-2012, 03:39 PM
never heard of one that would protect from rocks... those two look like nylon sacks to protect from getting cut on the prop.
Could always fabricate something on the trailer to help protect it from rocks.

Retoxtony
07-21-2012, 12:57 AM
I think something like those nylon sacks would actually be ok. Its only some smaller rocks that might get kicked up by my tires that i'm worried about. i don't even know if they would be able to cause any damage or not but better safe than sorry, especially when you consider the price of a new prop.