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Re: Fixed vs folding prop

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Originally Posted by dacap06 View Post
SchockT,

Low RPM in gear and black smoke at speed? This description is the classic one for a prop that has too much bite for the motor driving it.
ergo the prop is not sized correctly (I guess I should have said "matched"?)

Whether the diameter is to big or the pitch is too great, the symptoms will be the same will they not?

Sheesh! A guy sure has to choose his words carefully on this site! :-)

Last edited by SchockT; 05-23-2012 at 08:38 PM.
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