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post #76 of Old 10-18-2012
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Re: Optimal propulsion system

I wonder how much drag would be introduced by one of those 'drop-in the stream' hydro-gens? IIRC, they produce some tremendous amounts of power without costing huge dollars or taking up a lot of space.

A couple of fins ta stabilize and a tow cable added to the wiring set and just throw it over the stern! Nah! Mebbe a faired stem and clamp arrangement to lower it off the stern quarter?

Would it be worth it to have the amperage vs the loss of a few tenths of a knot in cruising speed?

OK.. I see Aquair has that towed thang down already Howzabout a MInn-Kota trailed over the side and reversed to generate??
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