Originally Posted by Chrisoswald
Thanks for the info. I had read some posts about being able to turn the prop with one finger and that seemed almost impossible to me considering the strut and shaft packing. I ran it for a long time Friday and no vibration and the packing nut never got hot so I think I'm properly aligned. May unbolt the coupler to see if I'm aligned properly.
Once aligned correctly you should be able to spin the prop with one finger.
Gone, out doing soft recreational past time with overpowered boat!