Wooden Propeller Forum  

Go Back   Wooden Propeller Forum > Wooden Propeller Identification > "Early" Wooden Propellers

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 05-15-2018, 03:53 AM   #11
Bob Gardner
Moderator
 
Bob Gardner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: The North of England
Posts: 1,629
Default

G'Day Drew,

Yes, I was aware that Anglo-Saxons have spread world wide and I did wonder what your reply might be! A peculiarity about early wooden propellers is that only Anglo-Saxons and their derivatives seem interested in them. This is a generalisation of course but when I was a dealer in props a decade or so ago most of my sales went to Britain, Germany, Australia and NZ.

Washing your prop sounds dangerous. Proceed with caution. Don't splash water all over it. Use tepid water with a few drops of washing-up liquid. Clean it with a damp cloth. Try an experiment first by cleaning a small area on the back of the prop. Similarly with the bees-wax; try a small amount on a corner of the decal.

I look forward to seeing your prop when finished. Bees-Wax will give it a lustrous shine. And if you ever decide to sell it please keep me in mind. It has a value of 300 GBP which Google tells me is about 525 AUD.

With kind regards,

Bob
__________________
Bob Gardner
Author; WW1 British Propellers, WWI German Propellers
http://www.aeroclocks.com
Bob Gardner is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:36 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.