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Old 14 July 2014, 09:09   #1
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Any golfers out there?

I'm just wondering how powerful the motors are on electric golf trolleys. Would they be powerful enough to pull a 100KG OF SIB and outboard along at walking pace?
I can manage the boat by myself, but I wouldn't be averse to some mechanical help.
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Old 14 July 2014, 10:15   #2
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I'm just wondering how powerful the motors are on electric golf trolleys. Would they be powerful enough to pull a 100KG OF SIB and outboard along at walking pace?
I can manage the boat by myself, but I wouldn't be averse to some mechanical help.
If they can transport 2 x 300lb golfers, it should be strong enough.
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If they can transport 2 x 300lb golfers, it should be strong enough.
Now, now.

I meant the ones that they use just to wheel their clubs round.

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If going down this route you'd probably be much better off with motors from wheelchairs/Hell's Angels pavement dodgems...
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you'd probably be much better off with motors from wheelchairs/Hell's Angels pavement dodgems...
I'd thought about a sit on mower without the blades etc.




But what's the law about driving them on the road?
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Could be possible with no trailer, just launch wheels.
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Totally depends on the launch surface and gradient - on a smooth concrete average gradiant slip way I can without too much effort pull up the boat fully loaded with engine, fuel, floor matting, Pelicase, dry bags etc.

But transfer that to our normal steep shingly/pebble beach with banks and the empty boat at 35 kg or so alone with none of the above gear/engine is a real struggle even for two of us.
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Any golfers out there?

We drag our our 3.5m + engine + kit about 300 metres over undulating grass and dunes to a sandy beach on a launching trolley and trailer dolly. Dolly is great but still needs two on the sandy sections.



In a vain attempt to get mechanical assistance for one we are currently considering modifying a cheap Chinese e-bay rotavator;
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/230933806151
With the addition of a tow ball and replacing the tines with two extra wheels will provide a micro tractor unit with optional 4wd.
Daft or what! 🚜🚤
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We drag our our 3.5m + engine + kit about 300 metres over undulating grass and dunes to a sandy beach on a launching trolley and trailer dolly. Dolly is great but still needs two on the sandy sections.



In a vain attempt to get mechanical assistance for one we are currently considering modifying a cheap Chinese e-bay rotavator;
Colletion pick up CE GS App 6.5HP Petrol Rotovator Tiller Cultivator Rotavator | eBay
With the addition of a tow ball and replacing the tines with two extra wheels will provide a micro tractor unit with optional 4wd.
Daft or what! 🚜🚤
I seem to remember Tom and Barbara making one of those
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