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Old Mar 09, 2004, 07:32 AM
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Prop adapter for APC Props on GWS G-Boxes


Hi Guys,

Was wondering what prop adaptor i need to get to enable a GWS C box use apc-e propellors . I will be using a himax 2015 - 5400 motor with it ? I see on e-flightline.com the sell corbin gearbox shafts with the adaptor included , does anyone know any other adaptor which might suit ?

Hope y'all can enlighten me !

Cheers

PiD
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Old Mar 09, 2004, 02:41 PM
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I had the same problem when i bust my prop adapter that came from e-flightline. I havent been able to find any true 3mm adapters as of yet the best i can find is 3.17mm and 3.2mm which i currently use. Only trouble is u have to add a bit of tape around the shaft to prevent it from wobbling!!

sussex models does these
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Old Mar 09, 2004, 04:03 PM
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If the shaft isnt cut off thease work pretty good,allerc and aeromicro have them..Dennis
Old Mar 09, 2004, 04:20 PM
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thats an apc Slow fly prop.

I have done the same by placing the hub of a gws prop inside of a apc E prop after drilling it out to fit the diameter properly!!
Old Mar 09, 2004, 06:11 PM
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you just need a 3mm prop adapter for the 300/350 series gearbox/prop shafts.
i get mine from www.aircraft-world.com... fits perfectly.
hope that helps
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Old Mar 09, 2004, 06:18 PM
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oh i forgot, www.e-flightline.com also carries them.
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Old Mar 10, 2004, 07:36 AM
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the adapter you need is an MPJet part, most of the vendors that advertise here should stock them, MPJ8031 for the short version and MPJ8032 for the long

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Old Mar 11, 2004, 02:46 AM
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Hi Paddy,
I had same prob.
I bought a 9x6E APC and it came with the adaptor rings for all types of shafts - except the GWS 3mm
So I went to LHS with both items in hand & picked up a length of aluminium tube whose ID fitted shaft & OD fitted one of the adaptor rings.
cost me $3.50 and will give me....oh...about...200 x 6mm long adaptors!
Phil
Old Mar 11, 2004, 04:27 AM
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hi smokin

thats a great idea !!! Will ramble down to the LHS oday and see if they can oblige me with some aluminium tube !

Thanks again

PiD


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