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Topic Review (Newest First)
10-06-2008 08:39 AM
Fstbttms
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Originally Posted by jonb View Post
After looking at more pictures I believe the prop is a Luke feathering prop.
Good call. I believe you are right.
10-06-2008 07:56 AM
jonb After looking at more pictures I believe the prop is a Luke feathering prop.
It seems to have the same screw on end fittings (front and back) secured by a locking screw applied into the front and back faces.

Does anyone have any information on this prop, I have not been able to find much. It looks like I will have to call them.

Thanks, jon
10-06-2008 07:35 AM
jonb Skywalker your description of the zinc cone sounds accurate for what I have.
All of the information I can find on the internet about Variprop refers to a prop that looks like a new design that clearly does not have the zinc cones.

Do you have a link to any information on their "old" prop?
10-05-2008 11:58 PM
Fstbttms
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Originally Posted by jonb View Post
Here are the pictures.
Looks like it might be an old Autostream.
10-05-2008 08:42 AM
SkywalkerII If I'm not mistaken, you have a Variprop feathering prop. The giveaway is the zinc cone. I had one on my Tartan a few years ago. Check out their website.

Skywalker
10-05-2008 02:49 AM
sailingfool
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Originally Posted by erps View Post
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If you put a couple of coats of this petit Zinc Coat stuff PYI Inc. Max-Prop PSS Shaft Seal Seaview Radar Mounts R&D on your Maxi, you won't get any more of those barnicles.
10-04-2008 11:18 PM
jonb Here are the pictures.


10-04-2008 11:16 PM
jonb No thats not it. My prop is quite different. If I can figure out how to upload pictures I'll post the two pictures.
10-04-2008 11:12 PM
erps [IMG][/IMG]
10-04-2008 11:12 PM
jonb I am trying to figure out how to post 2 JPEG images of about 90kB each.
For some reason I get an upload failure on both.
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