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Started by Doug Johnson 1, January 24, 2019, 05:31:14 PM
Quote from: xeyes on April 01, 2022, 05:26:36 AMIt pulls hard but its hard for me to evaluate its take off performance on Landis 3600 penetration ski's because they are gigantic POS. I had several take off attempts from my lake in some nasty over flow to the point I had to completely unload my airplane and then sweep the 4 inches of slush from my wings and tail. I was pissed and sick with myself for staying with it as long as long as I did. I was astonished there was prop tip erosion or damage what so ever. It would have shortened life of my metal prop without a doubt. I was going to upgrade my blades to a larger nickel leading edge but as far as water and ice are concerned, I might have Larry Schlasinger send me a prop for my boat. I broke my tailwheel deer hunting out on Montague and was still able to take off from the beach in about 250-300 ft. Two guys, 3/4 fuel, and camping gear. I haven't got to test it out fully loaded but for now I will not be going back to a Hartzel.