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westy1957 05-22-2005 01:31 AM

Please, help for prop nut wrong?
 
Hello!
I have a little question for you: I can't understand how to use the prop nut of my new Saito 100.
I'll explain:
I have bought a Saito 100 from a friend and it came to me with a very long prop nuts that I cannot understand how to use them because they are too long. The seller told me that they are the proper prop nuts for a spinner, but I can't understand anyway how to use them and wich spinner to use.
You can see some photos of the nuts here, please: [link=http://www.olivotti.com/aerei/saito100/]Saito 100 prop nuts photos[/link]
If I can't use them easily, I will buy this part from horizon: [link=http://www.horizonhobby.com/Shop/ByCategory/Product/Default.aspx?ProdID=SAI100135]Prop nut part[/link] perhaps this would be the better thing to do (?)
Excuse my bad english, I am italian and speak only little your language.
Ciao
Paolo

depfife 05-22-2005 10:17 AM

RE: Please, help for prop nut wrong?
 
I had the same problem. When I purchased my spinner from Tru-Turn they sent me the same prop nut/adapter that you have. This combo requires you to ream the prop out to almost 1/2". At the time I was using an APC 15x6 prop and they worked fine with this nut and adapter. When I switched planes and wanted to try the APC 16x4W I could not use this nut/adapter combo. The hub on the 16x4W is much thinner.

I had to switch to the nut/adapter that you have linked to on Horizon's website. This combo does not require the prop to be reamed out like the one you now have. Going to this combo solved my problem.

Another option is to use a safety spinner and light lock.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Shop/ByC...odID=HIGSPN008

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXL742&P=0

Eric

depfife 05-22-2005 12:57 PM

RE: Please, help for prop nut wrong?
 
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/Plea...2998511/tm.htm

There is a thread on this same topic open in the Glow Engines forum. The link above will take you there. I'm closing this one.

Eric


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