Events 2017
Aerotow 2017

IMAC 2017

St Asaph Fayre


Click an event for more info
Log in

I forgot my password

Latest topics
» Gary Gilmour
Today at 7:06 pm by Allan Patrick

» Identify this aircraft
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:00 pm by Gary M Jones

» llyn pss
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:40 am by Tim

» Field
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:01 am by Allan Patrick

» Cloud Hopping above RDMFC
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:30 pm by Mark Barnes

Gate post broken

Sun Aug 27, 2017 8:42 pm by Gary M Jones

Just in case anyone is not aware, the main gate post at the field entrance is broken at its base just at ground level. ( the bolt side post) The post is only supported by the fencing attached to it. If the fencing fails then the post will fall and …

Comments: 3

RDMFC Social Media
RDMFC Facebook and RDMFC Twitter

Replacing crank shaft washer

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Replacing crank shaft washer

Post by Stubbsy on Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:43 am

Ok, not sure if this is where I need to post this but need some advice from you experts!
Putting on a new nose cone to my MDS40 and find that with the prop, nose cone and domed washer, there is very little thread left on the crank shaft to screw the holding nut onto. The domed washer which holds the prop to the back plate is about 5mm thick which seems very exessive to me. I just want to know if there would be any issues in swapping the domed washer for a sturdy flat washer, and the nut, to a locking nut?
ie in order it would be - plane, back plate, prop, nose cone, washer, lock nut
Doing this would give me a bit more crank shaft thread to play with and I would be much happier with the fit!
Cheers all Very Happy
Ben......
avatar
Stubbsy

Posts : 1111
RDMFC Bonus points : 1373
Join date : 2010-08-05
Location : Stubbsy lives in Prestatyn

Back to top Go down

Re: Replacing crank shaft washer

Post by Stubbsy on Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:55 am

Ok, don't shout, just seen this should have probably gone in the 'engine' forum! Sorry!
avatar
Stubbsy

Posts : 1111
RDMFC Bonus points : 1373
Join date : 2010-08-05
Location : Stubbsy lives in Prestatyn

Back to top Go down

Re: Replacing crank shaft washer

Post by Roy on Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:18 am

Yes that will be fine just make sure the the washer is the same size just
to spread the load.

Roy
avatar
Roy
RDMFC Member

Posts : 544
RDMFC Bonus points : 693
Join date : 2008-11-20
Location : RHYL

Back to top Go down

Re: Replacing crank shaft washer

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum