Best diameter 5-blade Warp Drive for 220GPU?

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KRS62
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Best diameter 5-blade Warp Drive for 220GPU?

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It's looking like my blades will need to be shortened. They were 72". Is that a recommend diameter for 220GPU? If you were buying new, what diameter Warp Drive prop would you put on it? I know that there are other brands, but looking for Warp Drive for now. I want to see what is best recommended by the group here....vs...what I will end up with if they need to shorten them. (Trying to figure out if worth repairing depending on how much they need to take off.)

thanks!

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Re: Best diameter 5-blade Warp Drive for 220GPU?

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Cut damaged tips equal length, set pitch to desired rpm, wouldn't suggest under 68" diameter.
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Re: Best diameter 5-blade Warp Drive for 220GPU?

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My uncle is running a 68 inch 5 blade warp drive on his 220gpu and it runs pretty good on his setup. I also agree with John Fenner I wouldn’t go anything under 68in
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Re: Best diameter 5-blade Warp Drive for 220GPU?

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Thanks all for the replies. They were 72" to start out with and after the repair, they are just under 71". They look great!
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