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Old Dec 14, 2007, 06:08 PM
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GWS 3-Blade props - Black or Gray? What's your pick

Hello everyone,

We we going to start carrying the new GWS HD Series 3-bladed props, and I was wondering what was the most preferred color. I know on 2 bladed props, most people like Gray, but 3-bladed props are most often used on scale models like Spitfires, B-25's, Corsairs and the like, and those are always black.

So we are taking a poll: What is your preferred color for the new 3-bladed props, Black or Gray.

Lucien Miller

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Old Dec 14, 2007, 06:31 PM
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Cool Lucien. These will make a great addition to your already fine line up.

Hey black is winning by 100%

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Old Dec 14, 2007, 06:48 PM
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Anything but ORANGE! I checked "Black" on your survey, though either is fine.
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Old Dec 14, 2007, 06:50 PM
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My only problem with black is that I can't label the prop as to size with a black Sharpie - of course, if I were not such a cheapskate I'd get a silver Sharpie and solve the problem.
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Old Dec 14, 2007, 07:24 PM
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Black

Mine had a really light blade that always points up. What balance do you have ?
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Old Dec 14, 2007, 09:22 PM
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Black for scale appearance but gray is safer IMO. Black props are invisible when spinning and all of the black GWS props I have ever owned fatigued and cracked much faster than the gray or orange ones.

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Old Dec 14, 2007, 10:56 PM
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You may be right on that Charles - I blew a blade off a 7x3.5 the other day, and it was spinning at lower rpm than I have often had my old orange 7x3.5 prop up to.
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Old Dec 15, 2007, 03:54 AM
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Im open to wich colour, but at least with grey it can be made black with a big juicy marker but 2 per pack would be great
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Old Dec 15, 2007, 08:54 AM
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Ah, nothing can be easy. Grey props probably spin faster too. :-)
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Old Dec 15, 2007, 09:47 AM
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Anything but orange too!

I use black and gray.

Trying to find counter-rotating 3 blades for P-38 Build.



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Old Dec 15, 2007, 01:07 PM
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I only find black or grey on GWS

GWS has counter rotating 3 blade props.
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Old Dec 15, 2007, 01:09 PM
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Anything but orange too!

I use black and gray.

Trying to find counter-rotating 3 blades for P-38 Build.



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Old Dec 15, 2007, 03:11 PM
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Just read link,was very interesting. Will try to find some 8X4's.


I have found several places that have them, but not in stock.

Have some 7X5 Apc Counter-rotating set, if I have to go 2-blade. Hope I can eventually get a set or 2. Have about a hundred props 50% are GWS,about 45% are APC and rest Misc. brands so counter rotating set is about allI need now.


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Old Dec 15, 2007, 05:55 PM
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Gray all the way! You can always color them!
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Old Dec 17, 2007, 08:01 PM
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It looks like Black is winning out over Gray by a 15 to 6 margin. I will keep taking votes through the end of the week, so if you have a preference, please vote!

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