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How tight to tighten prop?

Old 12-01-2006, 06:52 PM
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Default How tight to tighten prop?

I have a Miss Bud withe the .15. I just purchased a y535 prop and was wondering how much to tighten the bolt. I went downstairs and relized Ive never had to replace one!![:-]
Old 12-01-2006, 09:16 PM
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Default RE: How tight to tighten prop?

Just use a hand driver/screw driver with the scocket on it and hand tighten it.You can judge on the tighteness.I'd tighten it by,you cant wiggel the prop.[>:]
Old 12-01-2006, 09:37 PM
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Thanks, adding mods at the moment-aluminum steering servo mount, aluminum water outlet, auto bailer, y535 prop, bru-line seals, and aluminum tiger drive.
Old 12-01-2006, 10:52 PM
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Default RE: How tight to tighten prop?

I use a very small piece of fuel tubing to fit my prop shaft. Then I screw on the prop lock nut until it just makes contact with the fuel tubing. Finally one slight turn of about 1/4 is given to snug the lock nut up against the fuel tubing.

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Old 12-02-2006, 07:14 PM
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Default RE: How tight to tighten prop?

You might want to add a little piece between the collet and stuffing box. It will help to keep from loosing your whole driveline if the collet ever comes loose.

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