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iantype-r

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Plastic props
« on: June 10, 2014, 08:08:32 PM »




Hello all,


I'm trying to find a 3 blade 45mm M5 thread plastic prop. I've searched on Google but can only seem to find brass. Can anyone point me in the right direction,


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Ian
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Re: Plastic props
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2014, 04:57:09 AM »

My search only comes up with M4 plastic props. Is there a reason you can't use a brass one?
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Re: Plastic props
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2014, 07:41:48 AM »

I've been advised to try some different props on my trent. So rather than go buy brass I wanted to try some different bladded plastic, then if it works better I'd buy brass. Strange how they don't do m5 in 45mm
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Re: Plastic props
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2014, 09:31:53 AM »

You can get M4 and M5 props as two bladers from 35mm upwards, but I dont know of any small M5 three bladers. Try a shallower pitch 2 blade prop to get an aproximation of performance. The two blade props have a similar pitch to most three blade props available, while the Graupner, Billing or Robbe plastic props are fairly shallow pitch in comparison.
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Re: Plastic props
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2014, 12:17:39 PM »

Ok thanks for that I'll give that a go,

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