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 Author  Topic: Higgins pro shaft
Phil

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A person on Facebook today asked if there are joints on the shafts for alignment?


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Phil I'm not an expert by any means still very much a new guy , this might help, Higgins shaft plans , again just taking a shot here

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Phil

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Thank you Grady!


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The propeller shaft is one continuous piece between the engine transmission output flange and the propeller. We do rough alignment with a string/ tight wire then we used laser alignment tool or basic dial indicator setup to align each shaft while turning it by hand.

Jerry Gilmartin
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Portland OR

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Grady

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Really glad Jerry chimed in, I was not much help, however I'm getting better at navigating the film rolls, even if I probably found the wrong ones for the question being asked.


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Phil

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Thanks Jerry! Do you have any cutaway drawings of the 77' Elcos?


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