How to: Build a Static 3-Blade Prop

How to: Build a Static 3-Blade Prop

The ultimate must-have for scale warbirds is a beautiful static scale propeller. The biggest thing that ruins the scale looks of the model plane is that “smaller than scale” wood flying propeller. Many warbird pilots will paint their props the correct color and add the yellow safety propeller tips, but if you really want to get it right, you have to check out the kits available from Nick Ziroli Plans. This How To article takes you step by step…

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Updated: April 14, 2016 — 3:47 PM


  1. An incomplete paragraph saying only to visit Nick Zirolli plans and look at M.A.N. Archives is nothing but a cheap ad — totally useless.

  2. Wow. Totally misleading.

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