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Old 07-14-2010, 11:55 PM
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I have a prop that needs sharpening and balancing and was looking for company or individual I could send it to?

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Old 07-15-2010, 01:29 AM
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You could try giving Chris Hoffman an e-mail. He sells and services props of all shapes and sizes. I don't think you will deal with a more reputable guy in the hobby.

Website - www.dasboata.com or e-mail [email protected]

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Thank you, i will shoot him an email!
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Default RE: Companies that have prop sharpening and balancing service?

Two others that do realy good work are Mark Sholund of Props 4U and Chris Grim. I have two props Chris did and they are very nicely done. I've seen some of Mark's work and it's as good as what Chris did for me, if not better
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Two others that do realy good work are Mark Sholund of Props 4U and Chris Grim. I have two props Chris did and they are very nicely done. I've seen some of Mark's work and it's as good as what Chris did for me, if not better
could you give me Marks contact info as well?
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ORIGINAL: Justaddwata

You could try giving Chris Hoffman an e-mail. He sells and services props of all shapes and sizes. I don't think you will deal with a more reputable guy in the hobby.

Website - www.dasboata.com or e-mail [email protected]

Chris is THE prop man!!! Big or small Chris does them all
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Here's Mark Sholund's site, he's done up a special prop for me and did a great job. http://www.props4u.com/
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I have got my props from Andy at cmdracing.com and he does great work for a very good price IMO.
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I bought 3 props from Andy (2 Ocutra's and a Prather) and wasn't happy with them. They were sharp but then I put them on my prop balancer and they were way off. I don't know if he's still doing props or not right now anyway as he's down to a skeleton crew. I also bought 3 of his CNC'ed props. One for my gas boat threw a blade and never hit anything in the water. Sadly, I wasn't the only one who had that problem.
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Default RE: Companies that have prop sharpening and balancing service?

I've used everyone of the above.... you'll find pricing varies from $40-60 (on a .12 sized prop). But one not mentioned is Gary Preusse (630/279-2451). He said he'd do a S&B prop for $30.... and he is a heck fo a nice guy.
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I didn't know that Gary is doing propwork and I've been buying from him for a long time. He did have some S&B props when I called him a couple of months ago but didn't know that he was doing them or if he bought some already done up.
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I dont know if he is doing them personally or not either... I was just suprised by the pricing and made a mental note for the future to give him some business.
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Yeah, I noticed that when he was talking props to me that the S&B ones were a decently priced. Gary usually has Mark Grim do up his SAW props though and those babies aren't cheap!

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