Propeller 12th April 2008.

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YET another thing of beauty added to my shed. The drilling template and the bushes for attaching the propeller to the engine hub. I machined these from some 3/4" x 1" aluminium bar. (Same stuff I used to make the angle pieces for the Gasculator mounting.) Last shot the propeller mounted with some temporary 3/8" bolts.

May 2011 My second propeller under conctruction.

Wood work is not one of my strengths but with help from my good friend Steve Woodham I am learning.

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Blanks drilled and cut out , clamped and glued.

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Cuts made down to the blade then chiseled out to roughtly resemble a propeller.

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I put the new prop on hold for the moment and purchased a Sensenich 54 X 64 from Sonex. I am glad I did as it fits perfectly , just have to get it in the air to see how it flys.

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Sonex at 7500 ft 125 kts in top gear , My origional prop felt like third gear.

Feb 2017 back to work on the prop.

It only took me 5 years to get back to it. Where does the time go? I joined the local Woodies group and they have been a big help.

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After a few weeks (I only go to the Woodies on Wednesday mornings) It is starting to look like a real propeller.

A long way to go yet , lots of wood to remove and then there is the balancing.