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Old 12-18-2014, 11:57 AM
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all last summer my CMP Messerschmitt 109 was grounded due to excessive vibration from the spinner. I’ve purchased the dubro balancer and it got the back plate ballence so I get smooth running all the way to full tilt, but add the bell and its not pretty. The problem is the dubro does not hold the spinner bell tight. We spent the entire night, 2 hr, trying different setups with stuff I had in the shop. No joy!

I know I could fly it w/o the spinner. My son says that all the time. But a Messerschmitt w/o the spinner is = to a heavy sport plane with flaps.

So tonight I will use the get a bigger hammer method. Look for the longest #10 screw I can find at lowes with a unthreaded shank using the threaded end on the spinner and the unthreaded end on the balancer. I figure I’m looking for unobtainium. And will end up pressing it on to a hollow tube.

Any suggestions?