Mr.Pilot101
Can I buy a pusher prop and then rotate it to a puller when I change planes or do I have to buy both a puller and a pusher?
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teflondon
it doesn't matter both pusher as puller props can work as pushers and pullers

it al depends on the rotation of the motor
just makes sure that the numbers point forward otherwise you will loose alot of efficiency
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Rcjetflyer2
You can use a normal or a reverse prop for pulling and pushing. If you want it to be a puller, put the prop on as a puller and you're good. If the motor is going the wrong way reverse two of the wires. Same procedure with pushers.
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Mr.Pilot101
Thanks!
EVERY FLIGHT is a TEST and every CRASH is a LESSON!

Dave Herbert

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ScottLott
I know the question as already been answered, this is for future questions like this as well:

Thanks!
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MoTheG
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If it can not fly with NiMH it is not a plane.
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DJRubberCow
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I know the question as already been answered, this is for future questions like this as well:

Thanks!


I really like that you're answering the questions with videos (even though I already knew the answers to the questions so far)! Brings new life to this forum!
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JettaManDan
great description Scott...made my helper video look too simple and too long winded! !
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MoTheG
@ScottLott
you could have pointed out, that there is no such thing as a push- or Pull-Propeller.(meaning the term is already misleading).
Supposedly there are some motors that can not turn left, for these one has to use a left turning prop to make a pusher setup.
very good video non the less.
If it can not fly with NiMH it is not a plane.
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RCPlattu
Well there is one other reason and it might be an important one. It's the the prop mount spinner thingy. If it gets loose in flight then the direction of rotation matters. When the direction is "right" you won't lose the nut. When it's "wrong" you might lose it and never find it again. So the recommendation is to use a puller prop for pulling and a pusher prop for pushing. It's about the direction of rotation from the perspective of the prop mount.



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kaptondave
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Well there is one other reason and it might be an important one. It's the the prop mount spinner thingy.
Yes. You want the shaft turning in the direction you would turn it by hand to screw it into the nut or spinner.
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Mr.Pilot101
Thanks Scott for the video. Thanks to everyone else too. Now I get it !
EVERY FLIGHT is a TEST and every CRASH is a LESSON!

Dave Herbert

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MoTheG
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there is one other reason and it might be an important one. It's the the prop mount spinner.
If it gets loose in flight then the direction of rotation matters. When the direction is "right" you won't lose the nut.

That is right!
Both the propeller-motor-connectors I currently use do use a screw thread / worm.
the propeller will fasten them, if turning right.
I will use one of them the wrong way around, when I do, I better find a way to secure the nut.
I don't think i could loose it. If it got loose I would notice right away.
If it can not fly with NiMH it is not a plane.
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Yeahboy67
Hi!
I just mounted my first rcplane (a mig29 EB) and i had the problem that my prop always came of when throteling to hard.
I figured and easy and unexpendive way to solve the problem. Just stick a tiny bit of tape on the screw that is pluged into the shaft. This was the screw is harder to tighten, but once it is tighten it doesn't come loose.
You basically increase the torque necessary to screw or unscrew the prop without clamping the prop in its center too much.
Hope this is helpfull even with my poor english.
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