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Aerobatic Prop for sale

Gonzo

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I have a Hartzell Aerobatic 2 blade prop for sale, this prop is presently on a S2-A Pitts, it is a HC-C2YR-4CF Blades PO7307, PO7353 and most important
thing of all the Hub is AU9658B yes a "B" hub all AD's up to date. 425 HRS.
The 1st $5500 gets it, and includes Bulkheads and spinner.
Dick G in PA 570-739-2823
 
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Larry Lyons

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Please forgive my ignorence but what makes a prop worth $5,700 vs. all the 1 to 2 thousand dollar props available?

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Larry, this is the constant speed aerobatic ''standard'' prop that's been available since the 70's for the Pitts S2A/S1T/Decathlon (180 hp) and pretty much anything with a 180/200 hp Lycoming engine on an akro homebuilt. The ''B'' hub is a replacement hub for an AD Hartzell issued a few years ago which is in itself more expensive than the fixed pitch propellers you must be thinking about. Even the spinner and backing plate are worth about a grand used if in airworthy shape. Hope this helps.

Gonzo's probably switching to an MT propeller?? and is selling this to recoupe some of the purchase price of the new prop.
 
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Just to add to what Morph said, a year ago, the "B" hub was a $3000 item and an overhaul was $2500 on top of that, so if you were looking for one, $5700 is a good price. I assume the $1-2K options that you speak of are fixed pitch props, I personally feel that the constant speed is money well spent, but there are certainly people out there that feel differently. If you want to know the advantages/disadvantages of fixed pitch vs. constant speed, the archives have a lot of discussion on the topic.
 

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I see, I had not thought about the CS prop. I have seen some phenomenal prices on "the claw" and did not understand that either. Is the "claw" a CS aerobatic prop too and is that what makes it so desirable and expensive?

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