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your right. whether they can sell returned propellers as new is irrelevant. there was a post about them sending them out to be refinished that i thought was interesting.
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Don't understand why you/they couldn't have shortened the blades by an inch?? That's normally a pretty cheap no brainer adjustment to a prop. Changing the pitch is a more involved change but relatively common on normal fixed pitch props.
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Folding props need to be balanced very precisely. Many folding prop blades are complex planforms, cambers, and tapers. I suspect by the time the blades are shortened, reshaped, and balanced, the cost would be the same or more than just buying new blades.

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