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Old 14-11-2008, 09:17 PM   #1
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prop pitch

how much can you change the pitch down on a 5blader

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Old 14-11-2008, 10:06 PM   #2
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according to merc, an extra blade will cost approx 100 rpm and every inch of pitch results in +/- approx 150-200 probably down a few inches depending on how many blades you turn at the mo' and how close you are to your max RPM
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