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Skips prop shop now “Liberty Props”

RiverDave

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I lent a set of props to a friend and he took them down there for a once over (there was some feathering on the leading edge). I got them back and the bull was very reasonable and the props look brand new! Very impressed with their work.

Anyhow I got a kick out of the sign on the door.. and one of the rental boats that was out front!

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That guy musta just kept on going through the rocks.. lol
 

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So skip retired or sold the business to Liberty?
 

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The rocks "always win" when one tries to make little ones out of big ones!!!! I always used to say to the customer "the sun must have been in your eyes when that happened". Most got a kick out of it, some didn't. 😁
 

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I definitely got a kick out of that sign. Cracked me up. Same deal with the “don’t lose the ticket or you lose your prop” speech that the ladies give. :oops: Unfortunately, I’ve been there 3 times this year. Dinged a prop not paying attention at Windsor (-;(34 warning my daughter every trip), has them weld the foil/whaletail that people think is a step all of a sudden and my in-laws got both props at Windsor last week. Oops. Amazing how busy that place is every time.
 

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I definitely got a kick out of that sign. Cracked me up. Same deal with the “don’t lose the ticket or you lose your prop” speech that the ladies give. :oops: Unfortunately, I’ve been there 3 times this year. Dinged a prop not paying attention at Windsor (-;(34 warning my daughter every trip), has them weld the foil/whaletail that people think is a step all of a sudden and my in-laws got both props at Windsor last week. Oops. Amazing how busy that place is every time.
hahah you sound just liked my dad! He can’t launch at Windsor without ending up in those rocks. He swears that launch is haunted or built on an Indian burial ground.
 
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They fixed a Cleaver for me last year when the bolt that holds the Zinc on (And the lower) came out and wadded up 2 of the tips. It came back looking flawless!
 

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They have fixed many a prop for me, both Skip and the new owner. Always happy with the work and costs.

Seeing that sign makes me want to drive over some rocks so I have a reason to give them more business


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hahah you sound just liked my dad! He can’t launch at Windsor without ending up in those rocks. He swears that launch is haunted or built on an Indian burial ground.
Knock on wood, it’s the first time I’ve done it After warning my kids every weekend i was the one that finally clipped it My daughter still laughs about it
My SIL clipped it with my wife in the boat Wife warned her before they launched, heading towards it drifting into it It was cold/windy and i sure wasn’t hoping in to get them off of it Hell of a lesson
 

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I guess he sold it to an employee named rich? I don’t make it a habit of fucking up props so I’ve only been in prop repair shops twice in the last ten years..

One I will never use again..

This one I would
Richard is Skip's son, and used to own The Propeller Company. Very good prop guy and welder/fabricator. Dave, did you notice the sign on the door from the office to the shop, very funny also?
 

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Richard is Skip's son, and used to own The Propeller Company. Very good prop guy and welder/fabricator. Dave, did you notice the sign on the door from the office to the shop, very funny also?
didn’t notice it..
 

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Not sure why they are so adamant about the ticket, every time I go there they always ask, do you see your prop over there? Great place, great prices and fast turnaround.
 

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hahah you sound just liked my dad! He can’t launch at Windsor without ending up in those rocks. He swears that launch is haunted or built on an Indian burial ground.
Judging by the number of trucks that get hit in the parking lot every weekend.....i think he's right!
 

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Done by Assholes that can't run a fuk'n boat! ... Repair? Replace? or Hang it on a wall!

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At least 4 of the fuker's (one for each blade) hit me while slip'd!
 

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I guess he sold it to an employee named rich? I don’t make it a habit of fucking up props so I’ve only been in prop repair shops twice in the last ten years..

One I will never use again..

This one I would
Richard...is his son
I still send props up to a Vegas shop for repair tho ;)
 

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... Repair? Replace? or Hang it on a wall!

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This has a good chance of being repaired. There's a chance that the blade may break off completely due to the angle of it being bent. But since you can't use it in this condition anyway, might as well try to get it fixed. It doesn't cost you anything if we can't fix it.

As for the confusion around the company... Don't worry. We are the same company ran by the same people that have been running it for years. Richard (skip's son) finally purchased the company from Skip who retired years ago. Richard has been running the shop since Skip's retirement and continues to run it today. The only thing that has changed was the name. We are here for all your prop and welding needs!

And as a side note... We think it's great that you all have enjoyed our sign. We've enjoyed reading all the comments. Glad we can make y'all smile.
 
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