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#1381255 - 04/30/08 08:07 AM
prop repair?
SgtTweety Offline
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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.
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#1381280 - 04/30/08 08:18 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: SgtTweety]
Eric Wettschreck Offline

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Registered: 01/23/03
Posts: 10681
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.
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#1381282 - 04/30/08 08:19 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: SgtTweety]
DTro Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 08/19/00
Posts: 18524
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.
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#1381310 - 04/30/08 08:35 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: DTro]
harvey lee Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 31371
Loc: SC MN
Again, Soderblooms. I could not tell the difference between a new one and my repaired one and the price is great.
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#1381410 - 04/30/08 09:38 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: harvey lee]
Sandmannd Offline
HSO Legacy Member

Registered: 01/16/06
Posts: 11120
Loc: St. Paul, MN
I've used Lances Prop Shop up in Forest lake. He did gret work for me as well.
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#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.
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#1382852 - 05/01/08 08:25 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
GCLARK Offline
Sr IceLeaders.com Family

Registered: 01/23/02
Posts: 259
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.
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#1385053 - 05/02/08 11:12 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: GCLARK]
Fishinguy40 Offline
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Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 365
Loc: Eagan
I have used PropMD in Canon Falls and have been very happy with his work.


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

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 23931
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.
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#1385386 - 05/02/08 01:54 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Northlander]
harvey lee Offline
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Registered: 12/01/05
Posts: 31371
Loc: SC MN
One I believe cannot beat Jay's prices and his work is A-1.
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#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.
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#1385746 - 05/02/08 06:52 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
cjac Offline
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Registered: 08/11/04
Posts: 3109
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!
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#1385835 - 05/02/08 08:24 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: cjac]
Northlander Offline

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 23931
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.
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#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.
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#1386333 - 05/03/08 10:23 AM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
Northlander Offline

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 23931
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)
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#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.
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#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.
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#1386592 - 05/03/08 04:49 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
Surface Tension Online   sonar

HotSpotOutdoors PR Administrator

Registered: 02/01/02
Posts: 16874
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.
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#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.
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#1386754 - 05/03/08 08:14 PM
Re: prop repair? [Re: Ralph Wiggum]
Northlander Offline

FishingMN Pro Staff

Registered: 02/17/02
Posts: 23931
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.
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