Lower unit vs. rock

Reply

  #1  
Old 09-10-05, 08:22 AM
reloader-51
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Lower unit vs. rock

I just hit a submerged rock with my new Yamaha and knocked a couple 1/2" chunks out of the leading edge of the skeg. Nothing leaking or bent. I'd like to repair this myself and would like to know the best product for it. Thanks in advance.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 09-10-05, 03:05 PM
Member
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: central il
Posts: 154
skeg

Been there before,


Well I actually recomend, having someone aluminum weld it,

However you could try liquid welder or fiber glass resin.

I have also seen aluminuim protective plates for around $40 -60

might try e-bay, i dont have a link off hand.


sporty
 
  #3  
Old 09-10-05, 08:58 PM
Member
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 2,268
West Marine and/or Overtons carries repair plates... I believe they epoxy right onto the lower unit fin.......
 
  #4  
Old 09-30-05, 03:05 AM
txtaz
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
A stainless steel leading edge that bolts on is the best way. It will cover the damage and prevent future damage.
Taz
http://www.skeggardmarine.com/Mercha...&Store_Code=SS
 
  #5  
Old 10-07-05, 12:42 PM
Member
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Savannah, Ga.
Posts: 38
What Taz said.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes