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If the other prop, a Martec you said, was undersized enough, it might not have loaded the propshaft, strut and cutless bearing enough for the harmonic to show up.

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I will suggest this to the owner, but if the alignment was not as issue with previous props, why would it be now?
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If the other prop, a Martec you said, was undersized enough, it might not have loaded the propshaft, strut and cutless bearing enough for the harmonic to show up.
Hmmm... sounds reasonable. I'll definitely talk to the owner about this.
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I think that it's a case of sympathetic resonance and that there is nothing you can do short of changing the material the propellor is made of. The manufacturer sgould take the propellors back.
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