DIY prop puller?

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I also am not a fan of prop knockers...but I recently watched a professional marine mechanic remove a prop by knocking on the end of the shaft. About 10 good blows and it popped off. Allegedly the thrust force exerted by the hammer on the shaft is nothing compared to what's exerted when running the boat at cruising speed.
 

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If you guys go to Search at the top of the page........and type prop pullers I posted my home made prop puller
 

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ive made my own also, 1/2" threaded rod couple nuts and washers, and the best part is the small hydraulic puck from northern hydraulics, put that on the end of the shaft between the back plate of the puller .. couple pumps, maybe 1/4" and pop. its off
 

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ive made my own also, 1/2" threaded rod couple nuts and washers, and the best part is the small hydraulic puck from northern hydraulics, put that on the end of the shaft between the back plate of the puller .. couple pumps, maybe 1/4" and pop. its off

got a part # or picture of the puck.
 
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