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I may be replacing my 80" Hartzell HC-C2YR-4CF Flawless Prop with an MT, Mine has 400 hours on it, not a scratch on it.. Any idea what mine is worth ?
 
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Was it something I said?
I found one un sold on Ebay for NEXT to NOTHING! I guess I will be keeping mine!
 

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Buying a MT ? Hang on to your Hartzell so you can swap it out every time the MT needs to go back to Deland Fl .
 

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Yea, Nope I thought about it and the Hartzell isn't worth enough... Also the performance of the Hartzell is better.. I thought the weight savings and performance would be worth it, and after I found a few Hartzells priced WAY below what I thought they would be worth.. I decided not to change..
 

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Yea, Nope I thought about it and the Hartzell isn't worth enough... Also the performance of the Hartzell is better.. I thought the weight savings and performance would be worth it, and after I found a few Hartzells priced WAY below what I thought they would be worth.. I decided not to change..
Just curious what the weight savings is?
 

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If memory serves it is about 15 lbs. I did the math a month or so ago to swap the HC with something else and I could not justify it either. I dont do much gyroscopic
 

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Whirlwind 200AC and spinner weighs 23 pounds less than a Hartzell "A hub" prop and spinner. (And looks much cooler.)
 

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You guys are about right..15 or less for the MT and around 23 for the Whirlwind, I looked at it about a year ago and couldn't afford it. There is an MT on Barnstormers and I thought about it again, until I got to thinking what I could do with $8000! buy a lot of GAS.... That and the fact that the performance gain is either small in some areas or none/negative in other areas. I'll be keeping my HC-C2YR for a while.
 

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Yep! Perhaps this time it saved me.. The HC-C2YR-4CF that evidently came on some of the S2s out performs the 4 Bladed MT and most of the Three Bladed props out there. It's durable, dependable and a bit heavier.. Fact is I can go on a DIET lose 15 POUNDS and be ahead of where I would be on the fancy 4 Blade MT... Plane doesn't know the difference between hauling my fat A$$ around or Prop Parts. Weight is Weight. Now the Whirlwind is a bit different.. It is comparable in Performance and Lighter, but I could still lose 25 pounds and be in the same ball field..

DO NOT TELL MY WIFE THIS..
 

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I'd like to lose 15, 20 or 25# too and it's possible. I did it one time about 12 years ago, went from 213 to 185 buy running and diet. Then I injured my back...surgery and then it got worse......Can't run anymore even walking is hard.

That said, losing weight is still possible but not easy:(

Oh well
 

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