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post #29 of Old 02-15-2009
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Originally Posted by Valiente View Post
I can't recall the actual design of an Autoprop but if their zincs are rare and/or ridiculously expensive, how hard would it be to simply machine them from zinc bar stock?
They're not that expensive.

Originally Posted by Valiente View Post
I wouldn't hesitate to make my own prop hub zincs if it came down to tapping a small cone or putting a hole through it for a cotter pin.
As previously mentioned in this thread, there is an aftermarket adapter available that lets you mount a standard American-style prop zinc on the Autoprop.
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