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pmdec
02-24-2007, 09:32 PM
Hi,
Could somebody explain me how are made the 4 blades propellers (or point some dedicated site ?) : I can't imagine how are disposed the different layers ...
Sorry for my pour english,
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dbahnvt
02-25-2007, 12:55 PM
Here's a picture from a Paragon catalog showing the construction principle of a 3 blade propeller, which they felt had a much stronger hub than a 4 blade.

http://pics.woodenpropeller.com/threeblade.jpg

Most of the 4 blades I've seen have had a similar type of arrangement, using a square step-cut instead of the tapered cut shown above. The 4 blade hub does have some inherent weakness, however.

pmdec
04-12-2007, 03:05 PM
Thank you for your answer (and sorry for the delay of this !)
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