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post #20 of Old 01-27-2013
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Re: Towed Generator that We Really Need

Originally Posted by bobmcgov View Post
Nick: Because the DuoGen is a miserable piece of equipment with corrosion problems and weak output. Because the same piece of equipment cannot work effectively in air at 15kts and water (100 times denser) at 6kts. It's not a good solution; if it were, you would see them on boats rather than on YouTube.

I don't know... do you own one or did at one time? That wasn't the only post on YouTube for the DuoGen... but it seems they might be popular in European sailboats... also in the marina I'm in I looked to see who has a wind generator and surprisingly I did not see one single wind generator in operation! We get a lot of high winds coming in from Puget Sound and it would be of benefit to get some of these wind generators at least to get off shore power...

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