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Old 05-30-2011, 06:23 PM
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Default 2-Blade Prop to 3-blade prop

a 9x6 two bladed prop is equal to what size three blade prop?
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Old 05-31-2011, 03:30 AM
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Default RE: 2-Blade Prop to 3-blade prop

Try 8x6x3.  To switch to a three-bladed prop, go one inch shorter with the same pitch as the two-bladed prop.
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:18 AM
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Default RE: 2-Blade Prop to 3-blade prop

Yep, drop it down one size in prop diameter as a rule of thumb because the three bladed version created a little more thrust (usually).
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