I really wouldnt recommend leaving the blades on the machine while travelling no matter how well supported they are. Takes 5 minutes to take them off & 10 minutes to store them safely.
Hub bars need to be looked after.
Having carted my gyro around in the back of a Nissan Patrol traytop for many years I can tell you its quite safe for the gyro & blades, even in a landcruiser.
A blade box is good & you can use carpet or a reasonably strong plastic [bubble wrap ] for underneath, & anywhere rubbing might occur...
I suppose your fences in the creeks are gone ? I love the rain but despite many years of living here am finding the heat more challenging than usual and I see its possibly going to get real hot this coming week.
BTW, sorry to hijack the thread .
Having a C box on the back of my 2.2 suby for some 4/ 5 thousand hours I know this much. You need a heavy flywheel to dampen the harmonics or whatever kills things. Even with the flywheel, I had the main bearing changed around the 400 hour mark, no longer. Never had a failure .
Graeme's wife died a while back and he's now changed his life somewhat based on his lovely wife desires .
He is around & pops up occasionally. A very happy birthday Graeme !
Lives in a beautiful part of Australia
I saw Mr Hoover fly at the Avalon airshow probably back in 92 approx. It was one of the best demonstrations of utilizing energy with both engines shut down in a Piper Aerostar. I couldnt believe just how far & for the length of time he flew with no engine power and doing aerobatics every time he...