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Old 08-13-2019, 08:51 AM
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Anyone have a line on Dynamic Prop balancing in the Northern California/Sacramento area?
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Old 08-13-2019, 09:18 AM
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Try Rainbow.

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Old 08-14-2019, 06:50 AM
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I’m familiar with balancing Lycomings, can anyone advise the procedure for a Rotax? There is no starter ring (aka “flywheel”) to attach the weights to, where are the weights normally installed?
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:05 AM
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Drill holes and add weights to the spinner bulkhead.
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:31 AM
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Drill holes and add weights to the spinner bulkhead.
Hmm, would it make sense to drill a series of evenly spaced holes near the perimeter in during construction to provide for this? Maybe Van's should add this to their design?
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:39 AM
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Hmm, would it make sense to drill a series of evenly spaced holes near the perimeter in during construction to provide for this? Maybe Van's should add this to their design?
Turbines do that but you would need to account for the loss of material as most of the holes would remain empty.
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