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Old 24 October 2006, 14:52   #1
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Thirsty Beast?

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Old 24 October 2006, 15:38   #2
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Is that for real??
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Old 24 October 2006, 16:19   #3
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Are there 8 throttles for those??
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Old 24 October 2006, 16:36   #4
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Maybe itís a twin engine set up with 6 auxiliaries. Better safe than sorry
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Old 24 October 2006, 16:42   #5
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Must be a crompton 18m???

http://www.cromptonmarine.com/gallery/gallery.html
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Old 24 October 2006, 17:33   #6
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Wow what a fuel bill
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Old 24 October 2006, 19:10   #7
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i always wonder how reliable it is having so many engines, what i mean is that you increase your chances of an engine having a problem by a factor of 8 so i wonder how often it has to go in for repairs to one of em?

looks pretty awsome but i think i would prefer a couple of nice large tasty diesels personally if that was an option.

wonder what the economy is like, say each engine uses around 20 imp galls an hour on max chat, that is 160 gals per hour, so around 700 quid an hour to run, did i do my math right?
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Old 24 October 2006, 20:47   #8
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[QUOTE=Hugh Jardon;171277] i always wonder how reliable it is having so many engines, what i mean is that you increase your chances of an engine having a problem by a factor of 8 so i wonder how often it has to go in for repairs to one of em?


they are Yamahas....
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Old 25 October 2006, 05:34   #9
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Impressive

But if the theory is that two engines will not give you the same speed as one engine of the same HP (in other words one 300 will be faster than two 150s), then what happens when you multiply that theory by 8...?

I guess you might be losing a lot of that 2000hp?
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Old 25 October 2006, 08:13   #10
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Too right you will - could be as much as 30% - that means 600hp or over 2 engines worth. Maybe less engines more spaced out would give the same results - less weight - less fuel needed.

As someone said - 2 nice 1000hp diesels with surface drives would make far more sense for that monster.
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