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    Nuts in or out.

    I found the instructions for the precision prop online, it indicates that the nuts would be facing "out" on a pusher config. But on mine, they are on the engine side, so you just get the bolt heads...
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    Precision Propeller

    Hi, yes it is exactly where the gap is and doesn't follow the grain of the wood, so don't think it is a split. Suspect it some discolouring thru moisture as this is not protected by the clamp and...
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    Precision Propeller

    Yes a slight ridge.
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    Precision Propeller

    Of course I meant 618, not 612!
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    Precision Propeller

    Hi,

    Hopefully they'll come out in the right sequence... I managed to get an old prop, a 4 blade from a 612. Interestingly two have the pitch marks and have this line, albeit more faint and not so...
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    Precision Propeller

    I might be back in business with my precision... But... I also noticed that there is a raised line that runs from the punch marking the pitch to the root, across the base and back up again....
  7. Thread: IVOPROP

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    IVOPROP

    Cheers! :-) A Sunday session certainly makes Monday a long day!

    Thanks Wally, at least I'm in the right area. Interesting to see the pitch differences between the two.

    Looking at the 17...
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    Precision Propeller

    Purely FYI. My quest still continues, I've been tracking the history of the precision props. Prior to 2004 it seems it was owned by "imflyn". Interestingly they introduced an Ali clamp system....
  9. Thread: IVOPROP

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    IVOPROP

    High Wally, not sure I quite understood what you meant by the high pitch is virtually the standard with low pitch option...
    But from the paperwork in the BMAA there is a 582 with an ivo, but has...
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    IVOPROP

    BTW. The gearbox is a 2.58:1 ratio (according to the paperwork), but most online info doesn't have the E gearbox with that ratio....
  11. Thread: IVOPROP

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    IVOPROP

    Hi,

    Anyone have any experience of the IVOPROP on a shadow?

    Been advised that I would need the "high pitch" version, due to having a 582 with an "E" gearbox, no idea if this is right though... ...
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    Precision Propeller

    Hi Phil,

    It is the plastic clamps that hold the root of the blades, I've got a couple that have developed a crack. (Only found when I took the prop apart as was going to get the pitch absolutely...
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    Precision Propeller

    Thanks Wally, I've been asking around for either precision bits or a suitable arplast. (on the basis that these are both approved) - but if I go "new" - I like the idea/look of the ivoprop. Do you...
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    Precision Propeller

    Thanks, left a message with SFC and a few others. (I guess it's holiday season at the mo).

    If I don't get any luck, looking at the MAAN's, several shadows have been fitted with a 52" ivoprop. ...
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    Wanted. Pusher Propeller

    Just for info. Needs to be for a rotax 503/582.
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    Wanted. Pusher Propeller

    On the lookout for an Arplast, prefer 4 blade 152/132 or 3 blade, or eco prop. Must be in good condition.

    Or if you've an old precision prop for a shadow - not interested in the condition, as long...
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    Precision Propeller

    Hi,

    Anyone know where to source precision propellers complete, or parts like the hub assembly etc?

    Thanks

    Joe
  18. Propeller Pitch - Precision prop - thoughts?

    Hi,

    I've a wide bodied streak and have never been totally happy with the climb/cruise.
    And even with the air scoup, the coolant temps are high, even worst during the recent hot weather.
    I've...
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    Propellers - 2, 3, or 4 blades?

    Hi Phil,

    I've got a streak with a 3 blade precision and can say that my CD would unstick quicker, but that was also lighter & with a 503. But my streak would climb better with the 582, so it was...
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    Propellers - 2, 3, or 4 blades?

    Seems that Arplast have gone out of business. So sadly I won't be able to try this combo. Not sure what this means for existing owners, should they need any replacements. Anyone know?
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    Cleaning Fabric

    Hi,

    My 303 Aerospace cleaner is nearly used up, unfortunately they stopped making it. (Brilliant stuff and very safe)
    So looking for an alternative, any suggestions?
    I want something i can buy...
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    Shadow Hangar Dolly

    Hi,

    Looking for a dolly (that is easy to use) - so to aide getting my shadow in & out of a shared hangar. Want something that will take the strain off the nose wheel and can cope being used on a...
  23. My Streak won`t fly strait and level - Help Needed

    I've seem some shadows with larger elevator trim tabs, I was toying this with myself to provide a greater affect.
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    Lynx Radio Intercom.

    There are probably a number of us using the original Lynx powered intercom in our shadows. Just wondering if anyone knows if it will work with the new A6 icom (8.33 spacing) - I saw the Lynx have...
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    Leading Edge Damage

    Thanks Adrian & David, I'll pass both on. I did text the chap to get his email, but no reply so I may take a trip over on Sunday in case he is there. BTW. The only scarfing is wearing them in...
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