How to measure propeller drop?

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Asked on May 27, 2021
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Due to the operation of propeller, the liner enveloping the propeller shaft, undergoes wear, with time. Naturally, as the bronze liner gets worn, the propeller and the shaft drops slightly under their own weight. This is called propeller drop. This drop is measured by a tool called poker gauge.

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Answered on June 13, 2021