You haven't really posed a question. A couple of thoughts:

You can check the climb performance against the book and then
extrapolate to where you intend to go, so you can decide for
yourself whether it's what you want/need.

If you are basing this JUST on indicated RPMs, have the tach checked
before anything else.

Taking a bare prop to the Sensenich shop for a pitch measurement and
inspection should be cheap and quick.

Bob
A&P, Aero Eng

--- In musketeermail@yahoogroups.com, "Kerry Muller" <kmuller@c...>
wrote:
> Group,
>
> Sorry to bring this up again, but I need some suggestions before I
> talk to my A&P. The basic issue is RPM's. I have a '75 Sundowner
> with am engine that was overhauled in '01 with about 200 hours on
> it. Has excellent oil pressure, compressions, and low oil
> consumption. Was annualled at time of sale in Feb.
>
> The prop has no log, appears to be in good shape, but I have no
idea
> what it is. The prior owner says it's a climb prop but I think
he's
> wrong based on the max rpm. It does seem to climb fine, though.
>
> Yesterday I took it up to about 7500 ft DA and wide open and
leaned
> out only achieved barely 2500 rpm (more like 2480). Static runup
> never gets past 2200.
>
> We have a Sensenich shop on the field here, so I'm thinking of
> having them check it out. Other than that, any ideas besides mag
> timing?
>
> I'm thinking of heading west this summer - higher density altitude
> airports, and would like to resolve this before I go.
>
> Kerry
> N6629R




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