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Hobie1981 posted 05-22-2003 10:19 PM ET (US)   Profile for Hobie1981   Send Email to Hobie1981  
Hi All: I'm going to have my 13 1/2" x 16 SS prop repitched to 17. What type of prices have folks paid for this type of work.

Thankx,

Hobie

Bigshot posted 05-22-2003 11:08 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
I have done a double cup which basically makes it a 17" for about $10. To make it a true 1" pitch more it should be about $50.
Hobie1981 posted 05-23-2003 12:11 AM ET (US)     Profile for Hobie1981  Send Email to Hobie1981     
Hi Bigshot: I'm getting quotes of $115-200, over the phone. Where can I get it done for $50.00?

Hobie

hooter posted 05-23-2003 12:54 AM ET (US)     Profile for hooter    
The Prop Shop in Lafayette, LA usually gets $80 to $90 off me a couple times a year. That's with no postage n'handlin', just special delivery by hooter-tram.
prj posted 05-23-2003 09:00 AM ET (US)     Profile for prj  Send Email to prj     
Milwaukee, 13x19 stainless prop, $90 to "clean up" battered leading edges and repaint with teflon. May require add welds to refinish, may not. I haven't seen the results yet, still at the shop.

Its rocky here...

Bigshot posted 05-23-2003 10:50 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Depends on what they do. Most of the time I just send it in for a clean up or repitch it is about $50(SS). If prop is older I have it rehubbed which is another $40-50. Alum is cheaper to do and FYI is they can only repitch 2" either way. Pitching down is not as good as adding pitch also.

General propeller Co. Bradenton, FL 1-800-282-3181.

Hobie1981 posted 05-23-2003 12:25 PM ET (US)     Profile for Hobie1981  Send Email to Hobie1981     
Thankx Bigshot: Spoke to GP this noon, and will be sending the prop down next week to be add some cupping. I forgot what your first name is... person I spoke with was impressed that I was calling from NH, and wanted to know where on earth the referal came from.

Hobie

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