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post #17 of Old 12-02-2009
COOL
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David,

I have a new brushless 5kw motor, controller, reducer and motor mounting hardware if you are interested. Perfect fit for your sailboat.

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How do you compare kw to HP?
What would this system weigh in at?
I am planning to replace a 20HP diesel engine with
an electric propulsion system. I would like the total
weight of the electric, including the battery bank to
be substantially lighter than the diesel. I plan to
drive the existing Saildrive with a belt.
The motor will only be used for maneuvering out of
the slip, sailing commences immediately after.
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