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Prop balancing

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by DEllis, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. DEllis

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    Just wondering what recommendations anyone has on the best prop balancing device.
     
  2. Pete Leare

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    Du-bro 499. Don't even think about it
     
  3. Jeff48920

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    +1
     
  4. Chuck Young

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    Yup
     
  5. msinger

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    The SpeedyTM prop balancer is equally as good. It comes with the prop rod balancing too.

    If you want to see everything that's available, I have a complete list of compatible prop balancers and rods listed here.
     
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  6. J4KE

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    This might sound stupid, but what does a prop balancer do/achieve?
     
  7. Chuck Young

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    Reduces the vibration from an imbalanced prop. Some props are worse than others and about 20% are pretty good without any work on them. Less stress on the airframe and eliminates any jello you might be getting in the video.
     
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  8. J4KE

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    Thanks for that! And whats the process of prop balancing? Do you attach the prop to the balancer and then leave it or?
     
  9. Chuck Young

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    This video is OK but there are others a little more accurate. This one is using the Dubro same as I use.

     
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