Prop Torque Setting

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Everglades_Rebel
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Prop Torque Setting

Post by Everglades_Rebel » Sun Oct 18, 2015 1:09 pm

Out in 3A yesterday it felt like one of the blades on my 3 blade 80 inch Sensetech props was loose. Any idea of what the Torque should be set to?
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Re: Prop Torque Setting

Post by John Fenner » Sun Oct 18, 2015 1:12 pm

65 foot pounds.
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Re: Prop Torque Setting

Post by RickMc » Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:26 pm

What should a 4 blade warp drive torqued to ? Both the small blocks that hold the blades and the 6 big ones that hold it on .
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Re: Prop Torque Setting

Post by John Fenner » Sun Oct 18, 2015 3:49 pm

If the hub is LXL with 1/2" bolts 65 foot pounds, the blade clamps are 5/16" and shall be 9 foot lbs and or 108 inch pounds.
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