4510Re: [bolger] Electric auxiliary engine
- May 2, 2000At 18:13 2/05/00 -0500, you wrote:
>We don't seem to have the thievery problem here in gun-totin' SoutheastYou are lucky. Perhaps we need to tote a little more artillery!
>Have you seen those motor mount boards that lie parallel to the transom on a
>I didn't like the fumes (2-stroke), noise, or the drag (my well was small,
>couldn't tilt the outboard for sailing).
parallelogram frame which has horizontal pivoting axes also parallel to the
transom. Mounted on these you simply lift the motor with a bit of help from
a pair of big springs. You may even have to push the motor down to lock it
in the drive position.
>Also, it takes up valuable space
>and cuts out a lot of planing area aft in a planing boat. There, that's my
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