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#7108607 - 03/12/18 08:16 AM Mud buddy repairs
Erichugh22 Offline
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Registered: 09/14/10
Posts: 2443
Loc: Duck blind
Sheared the drive shaft just above the prop yesterday on the 23hp long tail I just bought Friday. I'm guessing it had a crack or something in it when I bought it because it really didn't hit anything hard at all. My question is, where can I get this fixed, or is replacing a drive shaft something that is simple enough to do myself. I was wanting to possibly get a new one machined out of stainless steel. Do I need to replace all the bearings while I have it taken apart?

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#7108628 - 03/12/18 08:28 AM Re: Mud buddy repairs [Re: Erichugh22]
ducknbass Online   content
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My opinion is the best place for all longtail parts is www.backwaterinc.com call him he is a great dude to talk to knows the mudbuddy longtail well. I had a mudbuddy lt. Those guys seemed to only care about their latest and greatest surface drive.


Edited by ducknbass (03/12/18 08:28 AM)

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#7109912 - 03/13/18 11:33 AM Re: Mud buddy repairs [Re: Erichugh22]
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Backwater sells conversion kits. Not sure if they fit your frame but I'd look into it.

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