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    Re: "Intersting" electric homebuilt

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    Never thought of using a model brushless motor and a folding prop on my canoe before. It has to be better than plastic tarp and lashed paddle sails.
    I know of an old man that used a model airplane engine and prop lashed to the rigging of his 30 foot sailboat for an auxiliary to get into and out of the slip where it was kept way back in the 50s.
    The most elegant theory can never change reality but even a mediocre theory can predict reality most of the time.

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    Re: "Intersting" electric homebuilt

    Quote Originally Posted by jedi View Post
    I know of an old man that used a model airplane engine and prop lashed to the rigging of his 30 foot sailboat for an auxiliary to get into and out of the slip where it was kept way back in the 50s.
    HP?


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    Re: "Intersting" electric homebuilt

    Quote Originally Posted by radfordc View Post
    Gives "POS" a whole new meaning!
    Maybe he can modify it for "Junker" flaps. (Pun intended)Derswede

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