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very nice hd.... might have to make me a new one....
Thanks Zigg. Couple more small braces, a little sanding and some paint. She will be complete. Works like a charm. I can spin the prop, service all ports/drains and I can also wheel it right to the back of the boat, mount it and wheel cart out of the way. Re-mounting the drive has to be done with the prop removed though.
These thing are really worth there weight in gold if you service/store your own O/D as you already know. You can buy them for around $100 made from steel tubing but I like projects!
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans!
This is my stand. It will also be the home of the engine during my restoration of my 1972 Silverline Comoro 17T I/O. The engine will be set on cross braces when it is removed from the hull this next weekend. I will post more pictures at that time.
I can't resist posting my improvised stand...I actually bought a U-pod, the yellow plastic stand on the right. Instead of working on one drive at a time, I needed to work on my two drives side by side, to compare wear and tear...
The stand was built in 20 minutes, using large bolts, and nuts from another project...
Built this saturday morning. Got the idea when I went to get new toung jack for my trailer from the store. The store desplay had a set up near the same to show how strong it is so I adapted that idea to this.