12107Re: River rowing and currents
- Feb 2, 2006--- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "Stefan Probst" <stefan.probst@...>
>Yes, the shaft has no guiding element, but looks straight and strong,
> Hi Wojtek,
> --- "wwbaginski" <wwbaginski@> wrote:
> > Two weeks ago I 've bought small (2,5 HP) sideboard motor
> Do I see it right, that there is no guiding pipe around the 1.5-m long
> shaft of the Tümmler? Means: the shaft has to be very straight,
> otherwise you get high lateral forces due to excentricity ("tumbling"?).
> The Delphin, which is a similar side-board motor, seems to have such a
> guiding pipe.
> Thanks for any isight that you can share.
and is surprisely light. I'll run the motor soon, and I'll give you a
report. What else seems to be nice with this motor? It's really
lightweight in comparison to our 15 hp mercury!
Stefan, I was trying to find Delphin motor mentioned by you, via
google, but with no result. Is it European product? Do you have any
info? I'm pretty sure that there were a few similar designs at thirties.
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