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Old 02-22-2014
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Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

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Originally Posted by Lou452 View Post
How many people go out on a boat to save money ?
It is an engineering problem with limitations. Someone will solve it.
I like the way you pull at and pick and expose the problems with battery, solar and hybrid power. A problem needs to be pulled apart in order to understand it.
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Anyone that goes into electric or hybrid propulsion without the knowledge of its limitations is a fool.

I'm practical.

If you want to spend the bucks and be a pioneer that's fine with me. But it isn't economically feasible as of yet. It makes a new diesel engine for conventional propulsion seem pretty inexpensive.
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