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Old 01-08-2019, 04:42 AM
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Default C/S Prop - Best Pricing?

Anyone know who has the best pricing on either the Hartzell Blended or Whirlwind 200RV prop? Also curious on availability. I'm told the WW is a LONG wait.. Is that true of the Hartzell as well?

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Old 01-08-2019, 07:15 AM
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Anyone know who has the best pricing on either the Hartzell Blended or Whirlwind 200RV prop? Also curious on availability. I'm told the WW is a LONG wait.. Is that true of the Hartzell as well?

Thx..
Best pricing on a Hartzell Constant Speed prop is direct from Van's Aircraft. Over the past 25-years, I have been unable to find anyone that can match Van's price on a new prop.
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:03 AM
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Agree with Gary. Vans price on the blended airfoil Hartzell was $8400 about a year ago. When my (former) partner sat the plane up on its nose and destroyed it on his very first engine start, 16 hours into phase 1, and I tried to order a new one from Vans, the normal retail price I would have to pay was $12,300 - you only get one OEM price per serial number at Vans. I found a prop shop near me that could get me the same new Hartzell for $9400 with a 3 week lead time. I ordered a Whirlwind 200RV instead ($8800) and was told it would take 8 weeks. It actually ended up taking about 4 months. Fortunately I had a borrowed Hartzell I used while I waited. If you’re going to get a Whirlwind order way early.
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:33 AM
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Thanks for the replies.. I have the Sensenich FP right now. I spend 8 months out the country per year roughly so time isn't a pressing thing.. I still have the OEM price available from Vans, but I admit I like the light weight of the WW for balance help...
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:28 PM
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Doug,

You can save more than $1000 on the WhirlWind 74HRT I have posted for sale. New blades and a new hub. See http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=167428

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Old 01-11-2019, 02:25 AM
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Roy, I was under the impression the HRT was only for 200+ hp engines..
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Old 01-12-2019, 12:16 PM
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Doug, PM sent.

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