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pilotorbach
04-19-2015, 02:28 AM
hello guys
i got this amazing prop and I really want to find the plane it came from, or at least A plane that most probably used this kind of props.

the only writing on it says:
4023
68 LxL 32

it is a wooden prop obviously, with a metal leading edge and square tips.
center main hole is 2"
it has 5 screw holes of 1/2"
metal wing tips are 5" wide and the metal cover of the leading edge is made of 5 sections held in place with rivets- total length of 22" (of metal from tip towards hub)
its made of 6 slices of wood glued and beautifully carved into this amazing prop.
all I learned from the man who gave it to me is that it was probably used in some type of an air-boat..
hope this is enough, if there is something else you think might help just give me a holler.
thanks Yaniv

Dave
04-19-2015, 07:38 AM
Yes, it's almost certainly for an airboat, not an airplane. The design number (68 LxL 32) is consistent with that, as are the 5 bolt hole pattern, the squared off tips and the flat (32" pitch).

pilotorbach
04-19-2015, 11:02 AM
is there any way of knowing what year is it and what kind of engines/airboats was it used for?
I added a few pics

Dave
04-19-2015, 11:49 AM
I've got some data sheets at home that might help, but it looks like it's been refinished, which removes the manufacturer's decals, which broadens the search. Date will be hard, but I might be able to find the engine it was for when I get home.

By the way, there are 6 bolt holes, not 5.