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Old 01-10-2012, 06:46 PM
Aden Rich Aden Rich is offline
 
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Default Prop Extension

Does anyone on here have a Saber Constant Speed Prop Extension on their airplane?
I am in the process of getting a new prop for my RV-6 project.
I am not going to pay the extra 1300 dollars to get the M2YR hub that I need for my Sam James cowling.
This leaves me with using a extension as my alternative.
I hear they have top quality items and I have read of several people using them.
I just would like to hear from someone that had the same problem I am experiencing.

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Aden Rich
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Old 01-10-2012, 06:57 PM
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Saber>>> Hands down... the finest of craftmanship bar none!!!
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Old 01-10-2012, 07:16 PM
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Default Yup

I do aerobatics all the time, have posted +5G's and - 2.8G's (inverted spin) on the RV7a with a Hartzell BA prop on a 2.25" saber.

Hasn't fell off..yet...

Frank
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Old 01-10-2012, 07:44 PM
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Saber for me. 2 thumbs up
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:41 PM
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I have a 3" Saber prop extension on my RV-7A with a WW 200RV prop. The extension is a work of art. No issues.

Regards,
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N174RT (RV-7A) first flight 5/31/11, 1780hrs as of August 2020:
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Our other riveted aluminum monocoque RV is a 2012 25' Eddie Bauer Airstream

Past aluminum monocoque vehicles:
N601RT (CH601HDS) First flight 5/03, 1550hrs after flying 8 years: 912ULS, GNS430W, SL-30, D10A Sold
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:35 AM
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IO-360, Hartzel constant speed, James Cowl, Saber extention. VERY HAPPY! Truly professional to work with.
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:53 AM
Aden Rich Aden Rich is offline
 
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Default Saber prop extension

Thanks for the vote of confidence.
I will be ordering one shortly.
You guys just saved me 800 bucks!!!!
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Old 01-11-2012, 10:34 AM
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Default One more time ...

Can't say enough good things about Sam and the folks at Saber. One of the high points in my build experience.
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Old 01-11-2012, 10:51 AM
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Default Canard Guys all use Saber

As a canard builder, the Saber extensions are ubiquitous. We have an 8" extension on our O-360, and the thing is beautifully made. I've been machining things off and on for the past 20 years in various capacities, and their work is incredible.
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