My diver changed the prop zinc on my flex-o-fold last week, and I threw the zinc the first time I used the boat
, when I was backing down to set an anchor
. (And I'm not one of these folks who sets an anchor
in full reverse!) There was no more than 30 minutes of motoring time on that zinc.
The diver checked the boat
today, and the bolt is missing as well as the zinc.
So the question is whether most folks apply some type of thread locker to the bolt holding a prop zinc in place. It would have to be something that you could apply underwater in this case, since my boat stays in the water
year 'round. (Can lock-tite be applied in the water