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Re: 2-Blade folding propeller
If you're going to be a true fanatic... mark the prop shaft inside the boat when the axis of the two blades is horizontal.. and make sure the shaft locks/stops in that position.
That way, when you slow down in really light air the lower blade can't 'fall open' and add to the drag.
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