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Forum: Propellers 06-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By PropMan
Try Azalia Aviation, they have a 12" spinner kit...

Try Azalia Aviation, they have a 12" spinner kit avaliable.http://www.azaleaaviation.com/
Forum: Propellers 05-14-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By PropMan
Try Azalia Aviation, they have a 12" spinner kit...

Try Azalia Aviation, they have a 12" spinner kit avaliable.http://www.azaleaaviation.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By PropMan
Refinishing

Anyone wanting to refinish their own Wood Prop is welcome to call me and i will walk you thru the process i use.
713.417.2519
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 466,156
Posted By PropMan
http://i992.photobucket.com/albums/af46/Frankrv6/R...

http://i992.photobucket.com/albums/af46/Frankrv6/RV6%20at%20Lake.jpg (http://s992.photobucket.com/user/Frankrv6/media/RV6%20at%20Lake.jpg.html)
Well I have 2 favorites. First one sitting at home and...
Forum: RV-4 03-10-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By PropMan
Here ya...

Here ya go!
http://performancepropellersusa.com/Gallery/RV-6%203-Blade%20Frank%20Johnson3-med.jpg
Forum: Texas (North) 11-26-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,564
Posted By PropMan
Rudy, Give Aaron Dabney a call. He is based at...

Rudy,
Give Aaron Dabney a call. He is based at KACT. He gives instruction in a J3 and many other types.
His contact, http://www.masterthetailwheel.com/contact
Forum: Propellers 07-21-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,358
Posted By PropMan
In my opinion 10" of pitch change should have...

In my opinion 10" of pitch change should have yielded some difference in performance, Static RPM, WOT, something. When making that big of a change the propeller looses quite a bit of surface area, in...
Forum: Propellers 07-16-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,869
Posted By PropMan
phase 1

I believe a prop change requires Phase 1 for 5 hours. Check with a DAR, he should have you answers.

And , Yes the Sensenich is heavier. around 15-20lbs
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-31-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,842
Posted By PropMan
You may not need a new prop. Depending on the...

You may not need a new prop. Depending on the current Warnke prop you have. It may just need an adjustment. Give me a call and I will be happy to help.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-28-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 69,433
Posted By PropMan
Making a pass

http://i992.photobucket.com/albums/af46/Frankrv6/Frank_Plane_Nov.png (http://s992.photobucket.com/user/Frankrv6/media/Frank_Plane_Nov.png.html)
Forum: Propellers 02-12-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,380
Posted By PropMan
Not Airworthy!

Russ,
I have a 2 blade like yours made by Bernie Warnke. Mine is on a shelf! I'm not sure how many were produced, but from what I understand they were for VW auto conversions. Like others have said,...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 291,325
Posted By PropMan
Edit. Deleted per Antoine.S request.

Edit. Deleted per Antoine.S request.
Forum: Propellers 12-30-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,709
Posted By PropMan
WWW.PerformancePropellersUSA.com

WWW.PerformancePropellersUSA.com
Forum: Safety 12-02-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,762
Posted By PropMan
I think the Amazon bit is a play to get a better...

I think the Amazon bit is a play to get a better rate on shipping from UPS and FedEx.;)
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-08-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 291,325
Posted By PropMan
Been down for a while trying to get paint done....

Been down for a while trying to get paint done. Very simple white with some parts polished.
http://i992.photobucket.com/albums/af46/Frankrv6/rv6teague.png...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By PropMan
Thanks, searched again for it and found the thread

Thanks, searched again for it and found the thread
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By PropMan
500x5s to 380X150X5 Tire swap question

I am preparing to install 380X150X5 tires on my -6 to ready the plane for operation from my home strip. Just wanted to know what others have experienced when doing this when wheel pants are installed...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-02-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,083
Posted By PropMan
Acheaviable with close attention to detail

My -6 came in at 1000lbs, o360, 3-blade Performance Propeller, Day-Night VFR. Now this was without paint and the plane is now painted and will be reweighed soon.
With close attention to details and...
Forum: Propellers 09-12-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,776
Posted By PropMan
Depends on the placement of the crack

Neal, wasn't yours cracked at the hub? Tips are typically repairable, but hubs are not.
Forum: Propellers 09-12-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,776
Posted By PropMan
Sounds Repairable

Give me a call or email and I'll be happy to advise you through the repair.
713.417.2519
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-29-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 291,325
Posted By PropMan
Reassembly after paint

Sneak Peak after paint. More to come
http://i992.photobucket.com/albums/af46/Frankrv6/photo.jpg (http://s992.photobucket.com/user/Frankrv6/media/photo.jpg.html)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,057
Posted By PropMan
I'm in on this!

I'm in on this!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By PropMan
Congrats, and welcome to the Flying -6s.

Congrats, and welcome to the Flying -6s.
Forum: Propellers 07-22-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,534
Posted By PropMan
Sorry to hear you went to the dark side;), but I...

Sorry to hear you went to the dark side;), but I look forward to a report on performance.
Forum: Propellers 07-21-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,534
Posted By PropMan
Thanks Sam. Springer-Yes, Clark taught me the...

Thanks Sam.

Springer-Yes, Clark taught me the craft back in 2009 and I have been making them here in Texas since.
Forum: Propellers 07-20-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,534
Posted By PropMan
Loaner Prop

Give me a call. I may have a prop and spinner you can borrow.
713-417-2519
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,426
Posted By PropMan
I had the same problem last year. I was taking my...

I had the same problem last year. I was taking my -6 down for paint, removing control surfaces, wing tips etc., found a couple baseball size nest in each wing attached to the ribs. Worst was the 3-4...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By PropMan
I Do! Give me a call. 713-417-2519

I Do! Give me a call.
713-417-2519
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,572
Posted By PropMan
I used the local FSDO and all was great, 1.5 hrs...

I used the local FSDO and all was great, 1.5 hrs and repairman cert. Others have not faired so well.
Forum: Propellers 04-09-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,776
Posted By PropMan
Scott, the hardness shore of my leading edge...

Scott,
the hardness shore of my leading edge material is 65D. Very durable.
http://performancepropellersusa.com/Maintenance.htm Here is my maintenance sheet. Give me a call anytime and I'll be happy...
Forum: Propellers 03-16-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,107
Posted By PropMan
7" is preferred

The 7" extension gives something like 36% more clamping area. the bolt torque is typically the same for either and is very critical to maintain. I recommend to everyone a 7" unless the engine is...
Forum: Propellers 01-22-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,617
Posted By PropMan
Performance Propellers USA

I have a Performance Propellers 3 Blade:)
Works very well, and I hear the fellow is a pleasure to work with!
http://performancepropellersusa.com/Photos.htm
Sorry, I just had to toot my own horn
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By PropMan
That is outstanding. He must use varnish. I have...

That is outstanding. He must use varnish. I have that much in materials(PPG high solids Clear) on a refinish.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,165
Posted By PropMan
Have you called Ed Sterba? I believe he is still...

Have you called Ed Sterba? I believe he is still around. Should be simple for him to reface the prop for a small charge. This will assure the tracking is maintained.
Charlie has the right idea. Just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,084
Posted By PropMan
Yes, Shipping has gone out of sight. BUT on my...

Yes, Shipping has gone out of sight.
BUT on my end it's rate hikes from UPS and FEDEX. I usde to ship a two blade prop for 30.00 on average now it's 40.00 and thats in the past year an half. When...
Forum: Propellers 12-03-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,569
Posted By PropMan
I do Refinish/Refurbish work on other...

I do Refinish/Refurbish work on other manufactures props along with the ones I Craft.

I do not know of anyone adding Metal leading edges though.

I can replace the leading edge with a Polymer Alloy...
Forum: Propellers 12-02-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,324
Posted By PropMan
Welcome to the forum! I make multi-laminate wood...

Welcome to the forum!

I make multi-laminate wood propellers Very similar to the Warnake.

I think your prop is over pitched for an O320. Typically I make a 68 to 70" diameter and 70 to 72" pitch...
Forum: RV-4 11-27-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,555
Posted By PropMan
I have purchased plans from John Harmon for the...

I have purchased plans from John Harmon for the HR2 and HR3. Started on the 3 and was worried about the rudder, so I call and spoke with John. He told me he had engineers from NASA analize it and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,641
Posted By PropMan
Got it. Thanks

Got it. Thanks
Forum: Texas (North) 10-01-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 645
Posted By PropMan
Old Planes at the Old Fort Flyin Oct.6th

Come by Fort parker Flying Field on Oct.6th. Were having a Flyin!
Please check the Airfield info page for important details.
http://www.fortparker.com/index.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,641
Posted By PropMan
Russ- I"m unable to open the registration...

Russ- I"m unable to open the registration page,keep getting an error. Is it avaliable somewhere else?
Forum: RV-3 09-30-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,114
Posted By PropMan
Jim, Feel free to call me with any questions you...

Jim,
Feel free to call me with any questions you have about your prop.
713.417.2519
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,118
Posted By PropMan
Performance Propellers USA

Is offering a 10% discount on Propeller orders placed during the week of Airventure. Hope to see you there! If you would like to talk or meet at AirVenture give me a call.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,712
Posted By PropMan
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,766
Posted By PropMan
Kyle, I recall you discussion. Yes, it can be a...

Kyle,
I recall you discussion. Yes, it can be a full time job. That's where I'm lucky and have enough lake front to sell some and pay contractors to do the heavy work. Thru the fence is how I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,416
Posted By PropMan
Sent You a PM

Sent You a PM
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,766
Posted By PropMan
Thanks for the replys everyone. I have decided to...

Thanks for the replys everyone. I have decided to keep the airstrip private for now and allow others to use it if they wish. I know this will deter most folks but this is how I want it.
Building an...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-30-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,826
Posted By PropMan
O360 FP is the way to go in my book. Oh, And Wood...

O360 FP is the way to go in my book. Oh, And Wood props are the best too!:D
Forum: Propellers 04-30-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,776
Posted By PropMan
Prop maintenance

Tim,

I have a maintenance sheet on my website www.PerformancePropellersUSA.com the torque values will be less for your propeller.
I use PPG automotive clearcoat DCU 2002 to finish Props, but any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,766
Posted By PropMan
Airpark Owners

I would like to hear from those who live on their own personal airpark, or I guess have a runway in their yard.

I am developing a small airpark on a lake in central Texas and am having thoughts of...
Forum: Propellers 04-20-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,926
Posted By PropMan
Glen- I recommend refinishing(balancing is done...

Glen- I recommend refinishing(balancing is done at this time) a wood prop every 2-5 years, depending on use and enviornment(IFR in rain is usually 2 yr intervals). Climate change dosent effect the...
Forum: Propellers 04-19-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,926
Posted By PropMan
Take it off

I would not use the dampner. If you need weight call Saber Mfg, http://www.sabermfg.com/ and get a heavy crush plate. Of the few people I knew who had the dampner they did not like them. If you have...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-18-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,488
Posted By PropMan
Ernie, Great photos! It was good to meet you and...

Ernie,
Great photos! It was good to meet you and visit. I"m looking forward to actually participating later in the year.
Forum: Propellers 04-15-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,926
Posted By PropMan
Charles- Mel is correct. I usually make a 71X76...

Charles-
Mel is correct.
I usually make a 71X76 for an 180 HP RV4. The older props were a bit smaller in diameter. Feel free to call me and I'll be glad to answer any questions you...
Forum: Propellers 03-28-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,774
Posted By PropMan
Yes Sam- Mine are measured differently. My O360...

Yes Sam- Mine are measured differently. My O360 -6 has 65"x74" Three-blade and Static is 2400, WOT is 2700 at 210mph indicated at 3000'

Frank, your props may be measured differently than the...
Forum: Propellers 03-28-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,774
Posted By PropMan
Eric, A 68" x 70" is pretty common. BUT, it...

Eric,
A 68" x 70" is pretty common. BUT, it depends what you want-Cilmb/Race or Cruise. That determines the final numbers. Typical static is around 2400 and WOT is 2700. I do have customers that are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,258
Posted By PropMan
Yes, I'm a bit biased but, Performance Propellers...

Yes, I'm a bit biased but, Performance Propellers USA is an excellent choice for either a Two blade or Three blade Multi-laminate Propeller. Great Price and fantastic performance and personalized...
Forum: Propellers 02-21-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,580
Posted By PropMan
Sad News- Mike Demuth passed away a few weeks...

Sad News- Mike Demuth passed away a few weeks ago-One of his customers called me to talk props and gave me the news-I've met Many people he had made props for. Hopefully someone will pick up where he...
Forum: Rocket 02-20-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,919
Posted By PropMan
HR3 3 View Drawing

Has anyone done a CAD 3 View of the HR3?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,433
Posted By PropMan
Paint your Sterba

I say paint your Sterba. I offer custom painting to all my customers. Most choose to go with the all natural look but some choose colors to match the plane like you're wanting. I use base coat colors...
Forum: RV-3 11-16-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,366
Posted By PropMan
I send all of my customers to Saber Mfg. Sam is a...

I send all of my customers to Saber Mfg. Sam is a great person to work with, and as said earlier buy a new extension and bolt set and remove any risk in those parts.
Forum: Propellers 11-14-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,964
Posted By PropMan
Harmonics

Joe-
Wood propellers aren't prone to harmonic vibrations in certain RPM ranges as some aluminum propellers often are, and aluminum propellers have Operating RPM restrictions. Resulting in a wood...
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