DIY Electric Surface Drive

Discussion in 'Surface Drives' started by Irie, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. tom kane
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    tom kane Senior Member

    That is very interesting, but I found that with using any sort of tunnel, the turbulence created when turning moving fast interfered with the propeller performance and the turning circle was restricted, It is still a good system, not way behind the boat. The mechanics are not obvious one can only guess.
    More proof that Surface/Subsurface in one is a feasible proposition.
     
  2. OCB
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    OCB Junior Member

    How's the project going? Have you done your mods to your drive?

    OCB
     

  3. Irie
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    Irie Junior Member

    Hi OCB,

    Currently my drive is disassembled due to moving 1300 miles to south Florida. I had started work on a revised version before the move but haven't had time to start working on it again. I've got all the components, just a matter of assembly now.
     
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