Home | Ice Fishing Reports | HSOList Classifieds | HSOshow | Resorts,Guides,Boats | Ice Leaders | Business Services | Site Map | OutdoorProStore
@ the Leading Edge:
Search
Featured HSOList Classifieds
2007 Ice Castle
Single place snowmobile trailer
Terrova I-Pilot 80 US2 Bow mount trolling motor
FS Frabill Guardian Portable Fish House
Canon 50D
**SOLD** 2005 Franklin 38? Travel Trailer For Sale!
FL-12 Vexilar
New Topics
$10 PROPANE FILLS!!! (20lb)
by B-man715
4 minutes 0 seconds ago
2014 Chase - Eliminator Round
by LMITOUT
56 minutes 53 seconds ago
Nonresident spearfishing
by Littleboyblue
Today at 04:25 PM
Events For You to Enjoy!
On The Forums ...
Ruff grouse reports 2014 season
by birdguy
0 seconds ago
Royal Dutchman's Walleye Fishing Report
by bmc
1 minute 1 second ago
$10 PROPANE FILLS!!! (20lb)
by B-man715
2 minutes 26 seconds ago
Camp Ripley deer hunt results-stories from 1st season?
by B. Amish
2 minutes 49 seconds ago
Shore fishing in area?
by bmc
3 minutes 47 seconds ago
New Scentblocker
by laker1
7 minutes 38 seconds ago
Pelican Lake Reports
by JBMasterAngler
9 minutes 37 seconds ago
Posting Land/Handling Trespassers and Neighbors
by laker1
10 minutes 28 seconds ago
rope for hauling deer
by Tom7227
13 minutes 58 seconds ago
Best all around tire
by Walleyehooker
24 minutes 31 seconds ago
Lab Question!
by Pherris
48 minutes 11 seconds ago
So we are at war with Syria?
by LMITOUT
48 minutes 51 seconds ago
Minimum Wage
by swamptiger
50 minutes 25 seconds ago
2014 Chase - Eliminator Round
by LMITOUT
55 minutes 19 seconds ago
New Access Big C
by minneman
59 minutes 27 seconds ago
FREE HSOList.com
Classifieds
2007 Ice Castle
Single place snowmobile trailer
Terrova I-Pilot 80 US2 Bow mount trolling motor
Forum Stats
61696 Members
233 Forums
303645 Topics
2627113 Posts
Share HotSpotOutdoors with family & your good friends.
Who's Online
160 registered Members, 1405 Guests and YOU online now.

Become family and
share HSO.

"i'm having fun"
At the Leading Edge
"!!

Topic Options
Hop to:
#1381255 - 04/30/08 08:07 AM
prop repair?
SgtTweety Offline
HotSpotOutdoors.com Family

Registered: 01/10/07
Posts: 35
Loc: Rosemount, Mn
Both of my aluminum props are in need of repair has anyone had dealings with someone in the south metro area that are reasonably priced. Thanks.
Top Archived
#1381280 - 04/30/08 08:18 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: SgtTweety]
Eric Wettschreck Offline

HotSpotOutdoors Pro Staff

Registered: 01/23/03
Posts: 10813
Loc: Avoca, MN. USA
Hands down, go with Soderblooms

Talk about top quality work at a great price!!! You can go to the web-site, see their prices (no hidden costs) and print out their shipping form even.

I had two props fixed by these guys and I can't sing their praises enough. Check em out.
Top Archived
#1381282 - 04/30/08 08:19 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: SgtTweety]
DTro Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 08/19/00
Posts: 18803
Loc: South of the River
Well, I live in the South Metro and I recently boxed up 2 props, send them to Soderblooms and had them back in a few days. Great price and better service.
Top Archived
#1381310 - 04/30/08 08:35 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: DTro]
harvey lee Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 32120
Loc: SC MN
Again, Soderblooms. I could not tell the difference between a new one and my repaired one and the price is great.
Top Archived
#1381410 - 04/30/08 09:38 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: harvey lee]
Sandmannd Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 01/16/06
Posts: 11469
Loc: Oak Grove, MN
I've used Lances Prop Shop up in Forest lake. He did gret work for me as well.
Top Archived
#1381429 - 04/30/08 09:54 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Sandmannd]
Ralph Wiggum Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 03/22/05
Posts: 5074
Loc: Crystal, MN
Formula Propellor in Brooklyn Park recently did one for me for $55 total (13.25" aluminum). It looks great.
Top Archived
#1382852 - 05/01/08 08:25 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
GCLARK Offline
Sr IceLeaders.com Family

Registered: 01/23/02
Posts: 270
Loc: Eden Prairie ,MN
In Bloomington, just east of Lyndale on 90th st. by the RR tracks. Can't remember the name , but they're reasonable. They've been there a long time.
Top Archived
#1385053 - 05/02/08 11:12 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: GCLARK]
Fishinguy40 Offline
Sr HotSpotOutdoors.com Family

Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 366
Loc: Eagan
I have used PropMD in Canon Falls and have been very happy with his work.


Top Archived
#1385088 - 05/02/08 11:24 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Fishinguy40]
Northlander Offline

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 24169
Loc: Duluth Mn./Superior, Wi.
Jay Soderbloom does great work at the best prices I have found. Plus Jay is a long time sponsor here. http://www.soderbloom.com
Tel him Northlander sent ya.
Top Archived
#1385386 - 05/02/08 01:54 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Northlander]
harvey lee Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 32120
Loc: SC MN
One I believe cannot beat Jay's prices and his work is A-1.
Top Archived
#1385731 - 05/02/08 06:30 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: harvey lee]
Ralph Wiggum Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 03/22/05
Posts: 5074
Loc: Crystal, MN
I did look into Soderbloom's, but shipping really evens out the pricing.
Top Archived
#1385746 - 05/02/08 06:52 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
cjac Offline
Sr HSO Family

Registered: 08/11/04
Posts: 3117
Loc:
I also went thru Formula Propeller on Hwy 81 in Crystal. It's a small business in the Cities, and in an area that's struggling economically here in the metro area. Big time struggle really......

Feels good to support the local economy and the small business, even here in the Cities! Plus, packages have been known to "disappear" around here, that honestly was a concern for me. Some follow the UPS truck like some follow ambulances.......opportunists indeed!
Top Archived
#1385835 - 05/02/08 08:24 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: cjac]
Northlander Offline

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 24169
Loc: Duluth Mn./Superior, Wi.
Ralph call Jay and tel him where you heard about him and ask if he is running any specials on a prop your looking at. At times he buys a big quanity and can pass along some added savings.
Top Archived
#1385861 - 05/02/08 08:37 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Northlander]
Ralph Wiggum Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 03/22/05
Posts: 5074
Loc: Crystal, MN
I don't have any need for a prop.
Top Archived
#1386333 - 05/03/08 10:23 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
Northlander Offline

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 24169
Loc: Duluth Mn./Superior, Wi.
Oh Ok.
I guess Im wondering why you posted a reply that you looked into Soderblooms and found out all about pricing and shipping then? Maybe just a repair?
No matter Ralph have a good opener.
I do know Jay gets props to be fixed from all over the USA so his pricing must be better than most, even with the shipping.


Edited by Northlander (05/03/08 10:25 AM)
Top Archived
#1386497 - 05/03/08 02:33 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Northlander]
sakazulu Offline
HSOShow.com Family

Registered: 02/12/05
Posts: 169
What you really want is a prop repair done with templates and THEN balanced so you don't blow out the final drive seal every year and find water in your lower unit lube in the spring and the lower unit housing is cracked! Always stick with the top end prop guys.
Top Archived
#1386536 - 05/03/08 03:35 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: sakazulu]
Ralph Wiggum Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 03/22/05
Posts: 5074
Loc: Crystal, MN
Northlander, here is what I meant.

I needed a prop repaired. I checked around. Soderbloom's prices were great, but once I factored in shipping it to him and back, I could have it fixed about 2 miles down the road from my house for the same price or cheaper. I took my prop there, had it fixed, and it turned out great.

I appreciate the fact that Soderbloom sponsors this site, but that doesn't mean that it's the one and only place that someone should consider.

I didn't mean to ruffle anyone's feathers, just trying to give a guy options. If that is the option that works for you, great. But I drive past Formula Propellor twice daily and they do good work as well. No need for me to waste time packing and shipping.
Top Archived
#1386592 - 05/03/08 04:49 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
Surface Tension Offline

HotSpotOutdoors PR Administrator

Registered: 02/01/02
Posts: 17005
Loc: Twig, Mn
Ralph thats cool.
I've recommended Soderblooms many times. What you'll find with Jay is he'll work with you. We see it so often that guys are looking to tweak some performance out of their rigs. You can call Jay and pick his brains. You'll end your conversation satisfied that Jay will get your rig propped right. Call it good customer service if you will. To Jay its just the way he does business. Thats refreshing if you've ever walked into a prop repair shop feeling you've inconvenienced the guy behind the counter by asking a simple question. The only attitude you'll get from Jay is a positive one.
Besides all that, Jay's prices are good too.
Top Archived
#1386687 - 05/03/08 07:06 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Surface Tension]
Ralph Wiggum Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 03/22/05
Posts: 5074
Loc: Crystal, MN
That's quite evident by his glowing reviews.
Top Archived
#1386754 - 05/03/08 08:14 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
Northlander Offline

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 24169
Loc: Duluth Mn./Superior, Wi.
Ralph I now understand what you were saying. If you live close to someone who your happy with then by all means use them.
Im not telling anyone Jay is the only show around but I have been very satisfied with all the work Jay has done for me.
Top Archived
Use the Share Buttons below, If You Like this topic.
FishingMinnesota
HSO Business
Discover how HSO delivers outdoor marketing.
Guerrilla Tactics Unveiled - Pound this link to see for yourself.




We Thank the
Quality Business that
Help Us Have Fun