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Carbon propellers

Postby ScottH » Fri May 08, 2015 7:44 am

am trying to find some smallish carbon props 13,14 x 6,7,8 any ideas please :roll:
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Re: Carbon propellers

Postby TimR » Fri May 08, 2015 9:54 am

Paul might have a couple that size - if you only need one blade... ;)
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Re: Carbon propellers

Postby ScottH » Fri May 08, 2015 10:05 am

Can give them a go but think they mite be a bit Shaky :lol:
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Re: Carbon propellers

Postby ChrisW » Fri May 08, 2015 11:54 am

pauls experience with them is you only have to touch them for an expensive explosion I have just bought a couple of APC 15x 6 props so we could easily compare the asp 91ar's If you would like.
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Re: Carbon propellers

Postby ScottH » Fri May 08, 2015 1:07 pm

Yes Chris good idea, I assume it is ok to paint a wood prop black without any problems ?
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Re: Carbon propellers

Postby ChrisW » Fri May 08, 2015 2:39 pm

I have lightly sprayed them black but paints that are fuel proof enough have so far eluded me and the obvious balance issue will need checking.
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Re: Carbon propellers

Postby JasonC » Fri May 08, 2015 3:08 pm

If you want them fuel proofed. I can spray them for you using Sikkens Auto Clear. 100% Neat Nitro wont touch it. If their Apc Which is what I use they need a plasticiser on first ,other wise most paints will not stick. You need the paint to be mechanically attached using the plasticiser rather than chemically which weakens the outer surface.
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Re: Carbon propellers

Postby ScottH » Fri May 08, 2015 3:25 pm

Was thinking of painting wooden prop rather than plastic and for petrol engine, so was going to use normal car spray paint, is that ok ?. Thanks for the info and offer Jayson if I have no success will take you up on it :)
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