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Which make of wooden props are good and available in the UK?

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John Smith 5009/09/2016 13:19:53
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I am looking for a prop for one of these http://extremeflightrc.com/91-Extra-300-RedWhiteBlack_p_495.html the recommended is a Xoar 24 x 12 wooded, but can't seem to find one in the UK.

What other makes are their which are good quality?

Are MenZ any good.

iqon09/09/2016 14:13:47
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menz are good also look for agm on ebay

Jon - Laser Engines09/09/2016 14:51:13
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I like the menz props and use them a lot

bert baker09/09/2016 15:00:22
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Puffin models do the make and size you are looking for.

Xoar Beech Gsa propeler

£24.95

Rich too09/09/2016 15:02:15
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I usually buy Xoar as they come balanced wink what motor are you using?

Edited By Rich2 on 09/09/2016 15:03:42

Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator09/09/2016 15:09:19
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Another vote for Xoar - good props.

BEB

bert baker09/09/2016 15:10:55
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Why not ask your local mdoel shop (LMS).

I bet they could do with your suport.

ChrisB09/09/2016 15:17:22
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Falcon props supplied by Steve the PropGuy. Very good prices and always in balance, more can be said for most of the Menz props i've had over the years.

CB

John Smith 5009/09/2016 15:45:09
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Posted by Rich2 on 09/09/2016 15:02:15:

I usually buy Xoar as they come balanced wink what motor are you using?

Edited By Rich2 on 09/09/2016 15:03:42

either Xpwr 60cc Electric Motor or Eflite Power 360 Brushless Outrunner Motor, 180Kv, not sure yet.

John Smith 5009/09/2016 15:54:07
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Posted by bert baker on 09/09/2016 15:10:55:

Why not ask your local mdoel shop (LMS).

I bet they could do with your suport.

I have tried my local model shop many times, I have even gone out of my way to get stuff from them but they never have what I want / need.

John Smith 5009/09/2016 15:54:50
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Posted by bert baker on 09/09/2016 15:00:22:

Puffin models do the make and size you are looking for.

Xoar Beech Gsa propeler

£24.95

I need electric and they only go up to 22"

flight109/09/2016 16:11:33
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here

or does it have to be wood try the g sonic pro as well (efficient) or apc electric here

Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator09/09/2016 16:56:44
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You don't need an electric! True it would be a bit lighter - but frankly at this size you are fine with the gas one! I often us so-called "gas" or "IC" props on electric powered models.

BEB

Geoff Sleath09/09/2016 17:13:56
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I've always thought it was OK to use props intended for IC on electric models but not vice versa because electric specific props are less robust and usually lighter.

Geoff

iqon09/09/2016 17:28:09
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Posted by Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator on 09/09/2016 16:56:44:

You don't need an electric! True it would be a bit lighter - but frankly at this size you are fine with the gas one! I often us so-called "gas" or "IC" props on electric powered models.

BEB

+1 for the size you are after i would be tempted to use IC anyway.

ben goodfellow 109/09/2016 17:33:49
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You must be looking at a 5000 watt setup for this model In leccy I have the same model . I use biela or mejzlik

Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator09/09/2016 17:52:14
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Posted by iqon on 09/09/2016 17:28:09:
Posted by Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator on 09/09/2016 16:56:44:

You don't need an electric! True it would be a bit lighter - but frankly at this size you are fine with the gas one! I often us so-called "gas" or "IC" props on electric powered models.

BEB

+1 for the size you are after i would be tempted to use IC anyway.

I agree. It would be stiffer and have more "flyweel effect" both of which would be beneficial.

BEB

ben goodfellow 109/09/2016 18:01:40
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If you intend to to 3D . The flying style this model is designed for. you want the lightest prop you can get so you don't get flywheel wffect . It wants to be both de and accelerating as fast as possible .

The real Ron Truth10/09/2016 08:03:34
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For large electric props, try fiela sold by electric wingman. Superb and much stronger than those already mentioned esp around the tips.

When compared to even the lightest IC wooden prop they are superior. Lightness is essential to keep the amp draw down.

https://www.electricwingman.com/fiala-wood-propellers.aspx

flight110/09/2016 09:22:37
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good find those Fiela props and you gan get then painted too direct nice . now loged for future use

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