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post #9 of Old 11-13-2003
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best folding prop?

Sorry to keep asking questions, but you have piqued my interest. I did see the previous post on perf improvements and they were impressive. Are the blades flat, like the maxprop, or have some curve to them like the autoprop? They have apparently stock sizes of 16" and 18", and somehow trim down to get other sizes--my prop is a 17"--do you have any idea who effective they are at getting 3 balanced blades while cutting them down?
And last (for now), can you easily adjust the pitch angle while the prop is in the water? This would be really nice all by itself, and is available on only very expensive models of adjustable pitch props. Of course, the autoprop just does its own pitch adjustment.
And where did you buy it from? Directly from Kiwi, or from a distributor--there are several in Australia or NZ who have web sites, with differing prices. Lowest I saw was about 1050 US$. Is shipping ridiculous in price and/or length of time to get it?
Thanks for the info.

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