|Nov 30, 2009, 09:35 PM|
Hobby King 40mmx5mm folding spinners @ ~450 Watts?
Has anybody pushed there HK spinners to 450 Watts or beyond?
I have a 40mm x 4mm shaft at 270 watts and im very comfortable with that but what about a 40mm x 5mm shaft 450 Watts input? That particular product is a bit short on for detail in the reviews.
Im going to use 15x10" aeronaut blades @ ~ 5,500 rpm but the $50 for the spinner makes me cringe a bit when HK has spinners at 1/10 of the price.
They have the obvious draw back of 2mm bolts that would have to be replaced leaving less material in the arms.
Can't hurt to ask right?
|Nov 30, 2009, 10:57 PM|
I used my 40/5mm spinner at 500 watts without *spinner issues*. The problem I ran into was that I drilled the hole too large on the prop and eventually tossed a blade, luckily while airborn. I have now down-graded to Graupner 9x5 blades and everything is in harmony at 300 watts, but the spinner is great and begs for more!
|Dec 01, 2009, 01:07 PM|
Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Joined Feb 2000
What about an MPJet spinner?
The aeronaut ones are good although a little pricey. There collets have a 4-way cut in them which grips the shaft better than a single slot.
|Dec 01, 2009, 02:46 PM|
I should just man up and buy the aeronaut. The cost of any damage loosing a prop will do wont be less that the price difference.
The MP looks nice but I dont get along with e-clips
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