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Re: [bolger] Re: Interesting engine

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  • Burnett Draughn
    Acouple lights and a Small tv! ... __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Search - Find what you’re looking for faster
    Message 1 of 24 , Mar 3, 2004
      Acouple lights and a Small tv!
      --- Peter Lenihan <lestat@...> wrote:
      > --- In bolger@yahoogroups.com, "Bruce Hector"
      > <bruce_hector@h...>
      > wrote:
      > :
      > > http://www.whispergen.com/index.html
      > >
      > > Looks very interesting Peter,
      > >
      > > Any idea what 750 watts @ 24 DC volts would mean
      > after it went
      > through
      > > an inverter to AC power? Likw, will this sucker
      > run an air
      > condioner,
      > > waher and dryer, etc. or just some lights and a
      > TV?
      >
      >
      > Hi Bruce,
      > I haven't a clue as to what this engine can do
      > regarding your
      > questions but, I figure that if one keeps things
      > simple and goes with
      > 12v appliances throughout,then so long as there is
      > fuel for the
      > whispergen,a pirate could stay away from marinas for
      > even longer
      > stretches while keeping ye olde battery bank(s)
      > topped up just
      > right.
      > Add to this solar panels and maybe even a wind
      > generator and
      > about the only reason to stay at a marina,while on a
      > cruise,would be
      > to get more food or to take on some liquid ballast
      > :-)
      > With Windermere,I'm aiming for as complete
      > autonomy as possible
      > from permanent shore side facilites.And ,don't
      > forget,I'm coming from
      > the world of Micro cruising which I enjoyed
      > thoroughly despite some
      > minor sacrifices in animal comforts.With the
      > incredible internal
      > volume afforded by Windermere,the comfort quotient
      > goes right up off
      > the clock and all that enclosed space not only means
      > lots of room for
      > beer-n-ice but great room for all sorts of nifty
      > devices,like the
      > whispergen, to maintain that self-sufficiancy so
      > many of us seek.
      > Only time will tell how the whole lot comes
      > together in one co-
      > hessive package.....gotta get the boat finished
      > first......Arrrrrrgh!
      > Matey!
      >
      > sincerely,
      >
      > Peter Lenihan,boatnut,endless dreamer,builder of
      > Windermere,pirate,
      > beer guzzler par excellence and all around bum,from
      > along the slowly
      > melting shores of the St.Lawrence.............
      >
      >


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