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Old 06-29-2014, 09:09 AM
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Thanks Axel,

Really looking forward to getting the spinners back and making them available to the members.

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I got dibs on the first 2 and 3 bladed spinner
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Old 11-10-2014, 01:30 AM
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Axel/Allan,
Any update on your progress ?
Any idea of the weight difference between the aluminium and fibreglass?
With such a large moment even a few ounces should help significantly bringing the C of G forward !
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Old 11-10-2014, 03:34 PM
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I am still waiting on Craig to mark the spinners.

I spoke with Allan about this and I may have to pick them up soon and look for another way of marking them.

I will post when I get more info. Thanks.
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Old 11-11-2014, 01:21 AM
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Axel,
Thank you for the update.
Do you know yet how the purchasing of the spinner will work?
A "package" from Craig, Propeller, Cummins Spinner and Sabre Spacer ?
Or, separate items direct from the manufacturer?
I'm holding off as you suggested, just in case there are further developments in the propeller. That said, I'm sure there would be a lot of builders interested in a complete "package" from Craig.
Thanks for the great work.
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Old 12-23-2014, 08:05 PM
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I am still waiting on Craig to mark the spinners.

I spoke with Allan about this and I may have to pick them up soon and look for another way of marking them.

I will post when I get more info. Thanks.
As am I, I know there are several waiting on this Spinner for our 3 blades, seems Catto has no interest in helping with this project. They have templets available to send with their Props for marking and cutting your own. Im waiting because I prefer the Rolled edges from Allen. I'll be mounting mine in about 90 days and would like everything in hand when the time comes.
Any ideas to move forward on this ?
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Old 12-24-2014, 01:50 AM
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Default How to get the correct screw positions video

Hello

I have also a Cummins spinner, mine is made for the sensenich metall FP (320).

The screw holes I have to do myself. I was allready thinking about how to do this. Then I found this video from Allan/Cummins Spiner: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUn_D6KFvO0

I will do this soon.
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Old 12-24-2014, 02:39 PM
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As am I, I know there are several waiting on this Spinner for our 3 blades, seems Catto has no interest in helping with this project. They have templets available to send with their Props for marking and cutting your own. Im waiting because I prefer the Rolled edges from Allen. I'll be mounting mine in about 90 days and would like everything in hand when the time comes.
Any ideas to move forward on this ?
Thanks
Hi
I am a bit disappointed that Catto has shown no interest but enough is enough
In the new year I will get the spinner out there, over the next few weeks I will be working with Axel and others to get the profile made etc. also the web site is down and I am trying to rebuild it too.
Merry Christmas to all and 2015 will a Catto year
Cheers
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Old 12-24-2014, 05:12 PM
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Default More videos?

Hello Allen

Hey, it would be great to get more parts of your cool videos! Especially more information about this:

- How to align the spinner and drill the final holes. So that it is running perfectly round.
- How to polish a spinner.
- How to do the cutout for the propellot and especially the flanges.

I will help with the install of a brand new Catto propeller after christmas. I can take a sample pattern. The spinner (Vans composite) was cut out by Catto.

Merry Christmas!
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Old 12-24-2014, 06:23 PM
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I have talked to Allan. If nothing happens with them after the holidays, i am going to pick them up, and mock up the work on my planes.

Please understand that this is a favor that the community is asking Craig to do. He has a business to run and this is not his priority even though many of us would benefit from it.

I also understand that Allan has a business to run, thats why i told him i would bring them back to my shop and work on them.
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Old 12-24-2014, 06:50 PM
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AC,

Did you ever find out about the cutout flanges? Required for strength? OK without? Perhaps the extra weight of the metal over glass adds forces during rotation that require the flanges, or just working the metal into a spinner shape changes the structure enough to need them. Just wondering what you found out.

The Lyc metal spinner I used to run had the cutout flanges. Interestingly, I developed fatigue cracks over time, and went to a stock Vans...all good so far. The polished spinner you have looks great, would be interesting to see if a metal spinner can be used with flush cutouts.

Cheers,
Bob
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