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Re: Research needed/WOW

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  • oldhermit
    Pat, Longtails have fascinated me since I saw them in a James Bond movie. I can t remember the movie s name or any of the Bond girls but, I remember the
    Message 1 of 15 , Apr 23, 2013
      Pat,
      Longtails have fascinated me since I saw them in a James Bond movie. I can't remember the movie's name or any of the Bond girls but, I remember the longtails.
      Harold

      --- In multimachine@yahoogroups.com, Pat Delany <rigmatch@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks Harold
      > The whole longtail boat concept is fascinating because it would give Jeremmy a buildable product that could keep the lathe project going.
      >
      > A kit could be simple http://www.mud-skipper.com/the-longtail-or-mud-motor-kits/5-7hp-longtail-motor-drive-system.html
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      > It could use cheap Chinese or more expensive Honda motors
      >
      > We may find plans or we could reverse engineer a KKK kit that is only $295.
      >
      > Using a concrete lathe to make the things could embed the lathe in local economies all across the developing world.
      >
      > Pat  
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      >
      > ________________________________
      > From: oldhermit <orwhut@...>
      > To: multimachine@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1:42 AM
      > Subject: [multimachine] Re: Research needed
      >
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      >  
      > I once took an inboard outboard repair course and the instructor said that boat duity was much harder on an engine than automobile duity because the boat didn't get to coast down hill.
      >
      > Scooter engines over 150cc tend to be water cooled. If cooling is a problem a scooter engine MIGHT be better.
      > http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/scooters-mopeds/250cc-scooters-mopeds.html/?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=CPC&utm_term=250cc%20Scooter&utm_campaign=250cc%20Scooter&gclid=CJKSncCV4LYCFcLc4AodhTcAnQ
      > Harold
      >
      > --- In multimachine@yahoogroups.com, "Pat" <rigmatch@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Jeremmy had a question.
      > >
      > > Could a 125-250cc motorcycle engine be used to power a boat? He is right next to lake Victoria (remember African Queen). Most boats are muscle powered even though Chinese motorcycles are all over the place.
      > >
      > > Cooling the thing was the first problem I thought of. I wonder if copper tubing wrapped between the fins would work if a water pump was added?
      > >
      > > Pat
      > >
      >
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