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Old 09-21-2017, 06:19 PM
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The sheetmetal gauge from Van's, when used with a precision digital level, works very well to set blades within 0.1 degree pitch.

I have my blades set at 71.4 with the Rotax 912 engine. Performance matches Van's published figures and engine/prop run very smooth without need for dynamic balancing.
Jim Stricker
Hinckley, Ohio
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PPL/ASEL 1970 - Sport Pilot since 2007
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