You don't need to use a paddle to change the prop pitch. Disconnect the governor oil line at the nose case, make an adapter, and connect shop air to it through a regulator. As you open the regulator valve the blades will move. I think mine took 40 psi to go full pitch. This is also the only way to see if the blades are binding in the hub. The movement should be smooth.
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