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Old 02-25-2018, 01:10 AM   #21
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My money would be on the damper plate. If that is it, nothing will leave you more dead in the water than a damper. If you replace it, you should look at the R&R dampers as sold by PYI. They have a get-home feature if they fail.
With only 550 hours the damper plate going bad would be quite unusual. But, stranger things have happened.
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Old 02-25-2018, 05:12 AM   #22
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With only 550 hours the damper plate going bad would be quite unusual. But, stranger things have happened.
Hi,

I do not know her NT, but my NT was delivered without a flexible flange from the factory. There are two philosophies of flexible flange or not, though less than different anchors or twins vs single.

I think damper plate is beter way

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