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Old 02-14-2007, 08:43 AM
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Good morning Sal . I know that not many E people use wood props is there a good reason for this , because you see very little use of plastic propes on gasers . I think that in many cases wood propes would be the better choice what's your opinion .
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Good morning Sal . I know that not many E people use wood props is there a good reason for this , because you see very little use of plastic propes on gasers . I think that in many cases wood propes would be the better choice what's your opinion .
The APC props are designed for electric flight and have a few charactersitics that are a bit different then the regular wood props. Typically they are thinner and have sharper LE. The electric props do not have to take the continuall pounding that is typical of an internal combustion engine. With that said, yes, you can use a wooden prop. I cannot sau what the best choices would be but the better made props will have better performance, although until you get into the bigger props the APC's still are best.
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Thanks Sal I'll stick with the APC props that was good information.
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I am converting over to electric on my senior telemaster and the motor I am using recommends a 15x10 prop, should I use a plastic, apc, or a wooden prop? And where should I look for it. Thanks for your time...Jerry

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