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Old 02-28-2011
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Tightened Gland or Not

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Originally Posted by SpcAlan1 View Post
I have not inspected the prop.
But I swear, when I loosened the 'gland' up - severe vibrations
I tighted up the 'gland' - smooth running.

that is my hypotenuse - only one way to prove/dis-prove it.
Nothing to do with imbalance, bent or folding propeller since those would be vibrating whether the gland was tightened or not
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