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FishinDubs

Propeller Repair in Twin Cities

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I am getting ready for the annual Rainy Lake trip and the main prop for our boat is a bit bent. No vibration and no missing pieces but still a bit out of line. We will have 3 guys in the boat this year instead of 2 so I was thinking it may not hurt to get it straightened. It may get up on the water more quickly and it may add 1-2 mph to the top speed.

Does anyone know where I can get it straightened quickly and affordably here in the Cities? Is it even worth doing, as it doesn't show any signs other then the slight bend?

Thanks in advance.

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FishinDubs, Definitely!!! UPS it to Soderblooms! I've had 3 repaired, 2 through Jay. His prices (including the shipping) were still less than I could have it done here 'locally'! Plus, his service was quicker & the workmanship better. That was before he was an F.M. sponsor!! I'm all done having the local 'marine shop' repair the dings, dents and balance my props. Give Jay a try, He's VERY knowledgeable in his craft and takes pride in his workmanship. Try him once, you'll see what I mean. Phred52

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Formula Propeller in Brooklyn Park (on 81 just south of 94) does good work locally. You'd have to call to see how quickly they could get it done. If you Google it they're easy to find.

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I've used Lance's Prop shop up in Forest Lake and just this weeks used a marina down on the croix. Can't remember the name of the marina but it's on the WI side right where the Croix meets the Sippi. Both were around $50. I've always heard that Soderblooms does great work as well.

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I'll also say Soderblooms.

Quick turn around and great guy's to work with.

Sifty

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I packed it up and sent it to Jay today. He said I would have it back next week. Excellent service.

Thanks to all who responded.

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Well I made a mistake and used a delivery service that took 6 days to go from Maple Grove to Cromwell. Time is of the essence so I thought I may be pushing my luck sending it to Soderblooms. Turns out Jay had it back to me in 1 days time! It looks brand new and it was resonable too!

Kudos to Jay and I highly recommend them if you need any prop work done.

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