Prop Orientation

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huzilulu
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Prop Orientation

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Does it matter how a propeller is oriented when installed? I.E. with #1 cylinder at TDC, should the #1 prop blade be installed in the vertical, horizontal, or somewhere in between? I’m just wondering if there’s a “best practice” or recommended procedure out there.

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Re: Prop Orientation

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Hi,

The orientation of the propeller does not matter when mounting it to the engine, especially with the three blade. What is more important is that the propeller is well balanced.
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