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Tomcat

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Taildragger pilot on this forum used to own that S1C. I flew it to California from Kansas to deliver it to the new owner with that prop on it. It’s a Performance Propeller, www.performancepropellersusa.com.
 

taildraggerpilot

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As Tomcat stated it is a performance propeller and I installed a Vans RV spinner kit. This installation required a 1 in. prop extension and crush plate, both procured from Saber manufacturing.

I really liked this prop; extremely smooth when compared to the metal sensenich it replaced.
The engine was a Bendix injected parallel valve O-360 with standard compression.
The propeller was 70 in. dia. x 56 pitch.

This particular prop was made for a 200hp one design, so it was slightly over pitched. However level flight WOT, the engine would turn 2800. It sure sounded good.

Overall nice prop and more affordable than Catto.

 

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I am sure that you saw the Catto 3 blade posted yesterday at 0420 on this forum ?
Phil
 

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Move love for Performance Propellers.
3 Blade 68x56 on Io-360 angle valve.
 

StinsonPilot

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Another Performance 3 Blade pass for you...

 

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