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Post by Brian Colclough on Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:18 pm

Have come across this on FG, it's a new style prop obviously and is out on a trial basis with some flyers at the moment. Interesting in as much as the tips run in advance of the main part of the blade whereas preceding types of scimitar style props have had the tip trailing the blade. Early reports suggest a 700 rpm increase over a similar diameter and pitch conventional prop on a 55cc petrol and supposedly quieter. Watch this space I guess !


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Post by Tim on Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:17 pm

Jeez, that looks well wrong Shocked

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Post by Roy on Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:19 pm

Would be willing to try it on my Double Vision . Where do I sign up for the FREE sample.

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Re: New design prop

Post by Mark Barnes on Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:46 pm

You sure Dad just think you may have to run it more than once a year then

Andy's been very quiet! Is he working on a pie chart to explain why its better

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Re: New design prop

Post by Stubbsy on Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:53 pm

Am I missing a piccie or a link somewhere? scratch
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Post by Stubbsy on Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:54 pm

Forget it - its just popped up! Bloody hell - looks like two boomarangs stuck together!
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Post by Rich on Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:26 pm

Not quite extreme but that prop I got from Elster Modellbau was of a similar design.



I new I was ahead of the game just the prop was too much for the 100cc

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Post by Tim on Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:41 pm

Surely that's the point - its not like the conventional one - the sweep is opposite.

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Post by Stubbsy on Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:58 am

it cuts into the air like a scythe then! - very bizaar!
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Post by Guest on Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:25 am

Mark Barnes wrote:You sure Dad just think you may have to run it more than once a year then

Andy's been very quiet! Is he working on a pie chart to explain why its better

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is that a meat and potato or steak pie ???? Question

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