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Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by Duece » Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:36 pm

Is there any sort of keyed bolts you can use on the hub to prevent someone from say, stealing the blades, or for that matter the entire propeller?

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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by Dirtman » Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:54 pm

If you do a search for prop lock on SA you will probably find a thread from a couple years back. Southernrican had a set up that locked the two halves of the hub together
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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by terrible ted » Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:36 pm

Find an uncommon style drive bolt. A reverse torx an anti theft or safety torx

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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by AceNtheHole » Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:42 pm

Maybe a motion sensor that swings the prop when someone puts their hand in there. That should deter them.

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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by terrible ted » Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:35 pm

Dehead them that way. works for me.

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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by loudmouse » Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:40 pm

A remote start triggered by a motion detector. That should catch them dead in their tracks. :toothy7:
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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by mojoe » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:49 pm

It wouldn't be hard to make a hinged steel box to lock over the hub making it impossible to access the bolts without cutting it off. Would slow them down. But you would be out a prop any way if you ever forgot it on there and fired it up.
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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by MYDIXIEWRECKED » Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:24 pm

My buddy Bruce Ward had one on his boat here in the glades. He had it made I believe. if you want I'll see if I can get you a pic and what it cost or who makes them.
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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by In the Glades » Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:00 am

That is a Bruce Ward design lol.... he had a guy locally make it for him I believe
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Re: Propeller Theft Deterrent

Post by CactusJack » Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:16 am

Maybe one of these?

It is a very good deterrant :shock: :lol:
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