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Offline Steve Wilk

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Carbon Fiber Props
« on: December 09, 2009, 03:59:39 PM »
Cabon Fiber Stunt Props

I've been making Carbon Fiber Props for more then 15 years now with over 100 different props. I have several Stunt Props, landing gear and a 4" bellcrank and I'm in the process of adding 16 new props.  Check out the attachment to see what I have and what I'm working on.

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Offline Steve Helmick

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2009, 05:17:41 PM »
Steve...I bought some of your props from Burt Brokow when he was up here for the NW CL Regionals last Spring. I haven't had the chance to try them all, but did fly the 10 x 3.5 3 blade Tornado copy. I guess this would have been a finished prop, because the balance was almost perfect and it was pretty much plug n' play. I need to increase the pitch in it a bit, but you're props are nice stuff and prices are good. I hope to get some of the others tested by next Regionals, and I'll report my findings. I hope Burt brings more props (and CF LG's) next year. I didn't get to see a BC. It would be cool if you could post some information on the codes...like the T3-1 is the 3 blade I tried, and what's this T-11 for? Etc.!   H^^ Steve

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2009, 07:32:12 PM »
Hi Steve

Thanks for trying my props.  I currently working on a web page that will have all the info on each props along the prop orgines. I'm also make molds for several of the Rev-up props and hope to have those available next month.  I've attached a Pic of the Bellcrank.  The Bellcrank is made from one piece 12K tow, wrape around several times.  It has a 1/8" ID bronze pivot bushing with 3/32" ID brass lead out bushings.  The hole for the pushrod are left out so you can place them where you need them.  Dubro 1/16" ball links work best for a pushrod connector.

Thanks Steve
 
T-11             9   X 3 1/2     Grish/Tornado
B-7        9 1/2   X 4          Bolley
S-4      10 5/8   X 4 1/4     Modusa
S-6            11   X 5 1/4     Modusa
S-7      11 3/8   X 5 1/4     Modusa
S-8      11 3/4   X 6          Modusa
S-9            13   X 5 1/4     Modusa
S-10            13   X 6          Modusa
T3-1            10   X 3 1/2    Grish/Tornado

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2010, 12:13:02 PM »
Hi Steve,

I am looking for some carbon fiber landing gear for profile models. I understand that you make or have these. Would you email me at: geraldschamp@comcast.net and let me know. Walter Hicks told me about these.

Thanks,
Gerald Schamp

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2010, 04:29:47 PM »
Hi Gerald

I do have have landing gear for a Profile Stunter P-40 class.  I've attached a coulpe of pics
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CF Profile Stunt LG                           $25.00   $30.00
CF Profile Stunt LG w/CF Cloth           $30.00   $35.00

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2010, 06:09:24 PM »
Steve, what is the total weight of a complete pair (right and left) of the large carbon fiber profile landing gears.

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2010, 06:16:12 PM »
Hi Keith

The weight of a pair of carbon fiber landing gear is 60 grams or 2 1/8 onces

The weight of my 4" bellcrank is 7 grams or 1/4 once

Steve
 

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2010, 08:03:01 PM »
I'd really like a 11X5 3 blade.
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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2015, 06:01:54 AM »
Steve your 13x4.25 three blade is awesome!  I tested mine this weekend at the King Orange and it worked great!!!!  it is a great PA-65 prop!
Steve

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2015, 06:23:17 PM »
Steve, I would like to order 1 pair of CF Profile Stunt LG w/CF Cloth. How do you prefer payment? Thanks, Mike
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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2015, 09:07:14 PM »
B3-1 12 X 4 1/4 Three Bladed Prop Balanced & Finished.
SV-22 Super tiger v60.
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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2015, 08:04:06 PM »
Hi Steve,

I'll be running a stalker .40 or .51 RE I got from Kaz on my classic bird this fall and wondered what props you would recommend. I loved the way Bob McDonald's lite PA.40 with the 3 blade ran - I think Randy has the mold for that prop but I cant remember what it was and whether he intends to make any.

Been running rev-up EW props on my non-pipe motors but was really impressed with the 3 blade carbon props at the VSC. Do you have any suggested props for me to try? By the way , I have my motors set up for a mid range 4 cycle, breaking into a 2 cycle a bit but only when the nose is inclined - Old style McCoy .40/fox.35-like run.

Thanks much!

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2015, 06:32:16 PM »
Bob,
My guess is that the prop Bob Mcdonald ran came from his own mold.  Perhaps Randy is distributing for Bob.
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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2016, 06:32:01 PM »
Steve,

Do you have, or will you be adding, any electric props?

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Re: Carbon Fiber Props
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2017, 08:50:06 AM »
12X4.25 3 blades price ??


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