In a pinch, just a steel plate, threaded rod and nuts will pull a propeller with holes in the hub, although this setup will bring to bear much less force than a PropSmith creates with its jacking bolts.
Power & Motoryacht’s Editor-at-Large Capt. Richard Thiel, who steered the direction of the magazine as Editor-in-Chief for 25 years, passed away recently. Now Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike shares memories of his colleague and friend.
Read what he had to say here. ▶