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Old Nov 22, 2009, 09:40 AM
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is there much difference between an octura y 535 and an x 535 propeller ?

iwhat is ther difference, is ther much ?
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 10:33 AM
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No X535 listed.
http://www.aerorig.com.br/Octura%20Prop%20Chart.htm
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 12:25 PM
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sorry

i meant

y531 and x431

ia there much difference between the 2 ?
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 12:31 PM
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Yes. The first number is the pitch. So one is 1.5 times and the other is 1.4 times the diameter to calculate the pitch.
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 01:07 PM
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Just add a #1 instead of letter then decimal pointpitch then diameter.....also means low lift series off prop's...the hull is where the lift is for these batch of prop's
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 03:11 PM
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how do i know if i need a lifting prop ?
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 03:52 PM
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lifter props are for 'riggers and other hydros, mono hulls & cats don't generally benefit much from 'lifter' props. all other factors being equal...a 531 should provide a modest speed increase.
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Old Nov 22, 2009, 03:55 PM
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"X" Denotes that it is a lifter prop and the "Y" is not a lifter prop. I run a Y535 and Y536 on my 1/12 Miss Elam Nitro w/ .18 engine running on 50% nitro. She loves those props!
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