Power package for concrete subs

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  1. gonzo
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    I have three phase electrical drives designed and built for concrete subs. The instructions also come in Spanish for those Colombian builders. The drive is attached to a very long extension power cord that doubles as safety line. Another advantage of the cord is that you can use it a communication device: tug once if you are alive, twice if you are not.
     
  2. wardd
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    does this drive come with a prop or paddle wheels?
     
  3. Submarine Tom

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    But is the armature concrete?

    That's the only way it'll work.

    And the prop or paddle is a puller, right?

    -Tom
     
  4. gonzo
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    It is copper wire with concrete insulation. The copper provides structural integrity. The paddle wheels are of light weight spamcrete and float.
    Investors Welcome
     
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    are there that many rich inverters in mental institutions
     
  6. Submarine Tom

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    And you've got years and years of experience with this, right?

    Wow, copper/concrete AND spamcrete, fantastic.

    You should look in the concrete institutions for rich inverters.

    -Tom
     
  7. hoytedow
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    Pullers

    The pushers are on the inside.
     
  8. wardd
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    is the boiler on the outside?
     
  9. hoytedow
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    No, but the pushers probably only push drugs.
     
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    Bugger, and I thought the topic would lead to some serious discussion and debate about the merits and methods of shipping coke from Colombia to USA by submarine :eek:

    Wouls the oerson who lersists on shitting the letfers of my keyhoare arounf please desist...
     
  11. gonzo
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    The existing power cord technology only allows shipments from Colombia to Mexico. From there you have to unplug, roll in the cord and replug in Mexico.
     
  12. Submarine Tom

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    Ahh, the old plug, pull, and plug routine...
     
  13. hoytedow
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    Perhaps a concrete mast and concrete sail would suffice while recharging batteries?
     
  14. Submarine Tom

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    Only if they're spamcrete battery technology.
     

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    We had some problems with the auxiliary sail package. It was getting damaged by pressure at below 789 meters of depth. We have discontinued this product until the minor technical difficulties are resolved. Meanwhile, there is a submersible emergency concrete outboard for sale.
     
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