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Old 07-01-2012, 15:54   #1
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What's a prop worth?

I have a used bronze three blade fixed prop, no bends and no pits, 18 x 8, with the matching shaft, 1.25" SS x 6 feet, no corrosion. I have a buyer lined up but I have no idea what to ask. What would you think this combo is worth?
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Re: What's a prop worth?

20-30k if the buyer is on a lonely desert island.

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Re: What's a prop worth?

Maybe call these guys and ask them. They do all our boatyard's prop repairs and are masters of the prop business. Kruger Propeller. Helpful people.

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Re: What's a prop worth?

I just purchased a 14x10 2 blade bronze prop which the manufacturer cast and polished for us in just over a week for around AU$700 and said a 3 blade would have been around AU$850.A folding prop around AU$3300
I would ask 500 for the lot if in good 2nd hand condition.
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Re: What's a prop worth?

As another data point, I just bought a used 17" prop from Minney's yacht surplus for $195.00 and a new 10' x 1.5" shaft, machined, for $1000.00.
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Re: What's a prop worth?

I was quoted a tad under $500 for a new 16x9 RH 3 blade prop.
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