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    Impeller bending

    OK, I just finished doing this for the first time. After I took 2 mm out, and then measured the trailing edge (right at the point of the blade), it came out perfect. The thing is that when I look at each of the blades from the side, the trailing edge part looks wabbly like it does not flow as smooth from before. Is this normal or will it have negative effects? I tried to take a pic to show what I mean.
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    C'mon fellas, someone out there has to know about this stuff.... Where are the prop benders?

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    Normal! as long as they all measure up the same your good!

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    What do you guys mean when you say taking 2mm out of the trailing edge. Or adding 2mm to the trailing edge? What do you use to measure how much is bent?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GOLD06RXP View Post
    What do you guys mean when you say taking 2mm out of the trailing edge. Or adding 2mm to the trailing edge? What do you use to measure how much is bent?
    The nitty gritty...
    http://www.greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2614

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    Quote Originally Posted by RXP Steve View Post
    Normal! as long as they all measure up the same your good!
    Thanks Steve, I can pull an engine, crate it up and ship it, reinstall it, install an EMS system, pull the drive shaft, and God knows what else, but can't bend a prop? It must be the Polish in me... Why does it look wabbly though from the trailing edge to the hub though after I take 2mm out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Devil View Post
    Thanks Steve, I can pull an engine, crate it up and ship it, reinstall it, install an EMS system, pull the drive shaft, and God knows what else, but can't bend a prop? It must be the Polish in me... Why does it look wabbly though from the trailing edge to the hub though after I take 2mm out?
    Jay, if it`s any consolation, both my skat props look weird like that, but they are untouched and came from the boxes that way!...PR...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pale Rider View Post
    Jay, if it`s any consolation, both my skat props look weird like that, but they are untouched and came from the boxes that way!...PR...
    I'll take any consolation I can get Andy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GOLD06RXP View Post
    What do you use to measure how much is bent?
    I like to use a digital caliber ruler...
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