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Balancing Tri-Blade Props - Tape or Sandpaper

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by PJA, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. PJA

    PJA

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    I have a set of GWS Tri-Blade 9050 props. I have tried to balance these props with my DU BRO Prop Balancer...

    I have watched some Youtube Videos to learn the best way to do this. One video says (and I seem to agree) is that sanding isn't the way to go with the GWS Tri-Blade Props because of how thin they are. So tape is the better solution. However, I can't seem to balance all three props. There are always two that seem too heavy to balance completely. I find myself putting tape all along the prop length and I run out of room, which seems so ridiculous... I admit, I'm doing something wrong...

    I am reaching out to the Tri-Blade experts out there who have a lot of experience with these props and got me interested in using them, (martcerv, jumanoc, rilot). Any help or hints on how to balance these props would be much appreciated. I have learned a lot from you guys and am very grateful for all your input on this forum...

    Thanks!

    PS: I have already 'fit' the prop hole for the Phantom, and added the 8mm inserts on both sides of the hole for a nice tight fit on the motor shaft.
     
  2. fizzviic

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    Hobson's choice. I like sandpaper. Others like tape.