Re: [AtkinBoats] Re: Possible engine for Rescue Minor etc?
- That's an interesting idea for adapting hopper cooling to a boat. I hadn't
thought of that... One of the old-time hopper cooled engines on the page I
linked to has a cover for the hopper so you can circulate water through it.
I think those Chinese diesels may have possibilities...
On Thu, 26 Jul 2007 11:44:38 -0700, Mike D wrote:
> These are very similar to the horizontal cylinder Brazilian Yanmar
> engines I posted picture of in the photos section. The largest of
> the Brazilian engines is only approx. 15 HP though. Though it's not
> apparent in the photos the hopper cooling is cooled itself by a
> stream of saltwater collected by a scoop just behind the propeller
> and piped to a serpentine tubing heat exchanger inside the hopper.
After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-
known quotations. <H. L. Mencken on Shakespeare>