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post #14 of Old 04-09-2012
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Re: Fixed vs folding prop

The opening thud is a characteristic of the folding prop. So is the poor reverse performance.

Another thing to check in terms of cruising RPMs is whether the tach is accurate. In-accurate tachs are pretty common, being off by a lot is not unusual. See

diesel rpm several regards...
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