Milestone:  1st Viking 110 Startup at 9:45 AM, Saturday, July 30th ... Fixed plumbing problem then after about 5 or 6 sec. of cranking and one loud backfire, smooth and quiet purring ... Most impressed ... Ran about 20-30 sec. (without prop) with EIS values good and shutdown normally.  I'll be mounting the WarpDrive prop wit pitch 12 deg. (?) later this week for a real startup.

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Comment by Marvin W Miller on August 7, 2016 at 9:32pm
I'm using 13 degreese
Comment by Kurt Satter on August 7, 2016 at 9:05am

Thanks Marvin ... I'll check that too.  I hope to do the balancing by Wednesday.  Are you using 12 degrees?

Comment by Marvin W Miller on August 7, 2016 at 9:01am

You'll be pleased with the Viking 110. I'm assuming 3blade? if so measure distance between tips of blades also before installing as that can throw balance off. The blades themselves are perfectly balanced in weight. but if not perfectly symmetrical 1/16 of an in.

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