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Old 02-15-2010, 10:14 PM
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Default CS prop

well, a rather new company, variprop, has a prop they assure me will work fine.

pros
smaller than aerocomp, a big issue because of prop strikes
longer extension, an issue for good air flow
Price is excellent

cons
a new company
A NEW COMPANY
a non fiberglass covered wood prop.

I've made a deal with the owner to supply me in trust with my attorney all specs for making parts that are not readily available in case he ever goes out of business.
Ive contacted gary hertzler to see if he can glass the prop for me.


I hope i can arrange it otherwise the pusher configuration seems to get more FOD damage than tractor configurations and the bigger and more expensive aerocomp will have to fit the bill
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:28 AM
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well, just talked to aerocomposits and they can make the prop 68 inches

hard 5,000 decision, but i'll probably go with the aero

Sorry vari, hard to go with a start up
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Old 04-15-2010, 03:10 PM
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Check is in the mail to aerocomposits
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Old 04-26-2010, 10:17 PM
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had a funny conversation with prop mfg. They think i am concerned with getting the tail as small as possible, smaller than their smallest hub assembly of 13"

Well, I'm not. my concern is smoooooooooooth airflow. bringing the cowl at a rate that provides the most "clean" air to the back of the plane without causing turbulence.

Heck, i hope i can do it with just a 14" hub, the plane will tell me when i build the prop.

They are sending me a hub fixture of the max length possible

the smallest size is of no import, there is no blade that close to the hub to produce thrust
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Old 05-01-2010, 11:06 PM
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the plane will tell me when i build the prop.
i ain't building no prop, the cowl, the cowl will tell me
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Old 05-07-2010, 12:50 PM
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When you say, "hub" do you mean prop extension? Not sure where or how its measured but a 14" hub seems like a large diameter.
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