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Old 24 October 2006, 11:08   #1
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how coolis this electric motor!?

pricey i know but cool as it would make my dinghy plane no worries, equivilent to a 6hp thrust,

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Old 24 October 2006, 13:55   #2
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Originally Posted by ollyit View Post
it would make my dinghy plane no worries
Maybe if you had a long cable with the batteries on shore...

The batteries would need to be quite beefy to run at full power for a decent amount of time.

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Old 24 October 2006, 16:16   #3
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How much?
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Old 24 October 2006, 16:46   #4
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Originally Posted by neb View Post
How much?
Plus probably another 1000 for the batteries

If you fitted a wind turbine and the boat was therefore powered by the wind, would that make it a yacht?
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Old 27 October 2006, 02:18   #5
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sack that for a laugh. far better off with a yamaha or suzuki 2 stroke that will run all day on air and crab farts.

plus you can lift them out the water and rev them like a motor bike
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