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Propeller Drive Spring

Is it time to change your drive spring?

Why is there a spring in my propeller, you might be asking. If your propeller was to hit an object or run aground on the sea bottom, the spring helps lessen the shock. Over time, after hitting something hard a couple of times, the spring can wear out. At what point should the spring be replaced? Use the diagram below to determine if it's time to change your old spring for a new one (if your screen resolution is set to 1024 by 768 you should be able to place your spring on the screen):

Spring Driven Propeller