is how to cut a CB spinner for your propeller
requires mechanical skill, ability and know-how to complete.
You must be the judge of your own ability. YOU are the person
who is assuming all responsibility for your activity. Please
read USE AGREEMENT
CB Spinners do not have cutouts for your propeller. Even spinners
with cutouts many times will need to be enlarged to fit your
choice of propeller.
the back plate onto a piece of paper.
the prop onto the tracing.
the shape of the blade onto the spinner.
Use a Dremal tool
with a straight cutting 1/8" cutter.
Do not use a knife.
A knife can leave sharp corners (stress risers) in the plastic
which can cause the spinner to fracture. THIS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
TO DO IT RIGHT.
easier to make the first cut resting your hand on the inside
of the spinner cone.
the first rough cut you may have to remark the cone several
times before you finish
cuts should be performed from the outside so as to keep the
cut parallel to the prop.
rough finish of the cutout should clear the blade of the prop
by 3/32" to 1/8"
the cutout. No sharp corners allowed. This can cause the spinner
You shouldn't use
a knife as it is easy to make nicks and sharp corners. These
are stress risers and can cause a failure.
This really depends
on YOUR SKILL LEVEL.
above information is provided as a guide. Since MECOA/K&B has
no way of determining the ability of the individual using and understanding
this information, we assume absolutely NO RESPONSIBILITY for any
damage to person or property from the use of this information.