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Search: Posts Made By: w1651
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

Sorry I haven't been around guys I have been working on the bracket and drive system of my boat. I will post pics and get real time info to you as time allows though.
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

Mitiempo Great pics and a good reason and argument for electric.

Alex let me ask you a question. If I am reading this thread correctly what your saying is I coudn't sail the passes and islands of...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

I looked at EAS and Elco in fact I talked with their representative online one day at length. The fact of the matter is this system won't work for everyone. Some just don't like the idea off...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 05-07-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

Here's something I found about regen capabilities with a thoosa 7000 ht I think it is

Electric propulsion and regeneration with the Thoosa 7000HT - YouTube
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 05-07-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

My plan is this

1. install electric drive with proper gear ratio to prop it will regen at 3 to 6 knots(don't know how much yet)
2. install 8 batteries for a 48 volt system
3. Add 2 or 3 solar...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 05-07-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

Because some of us actually sail. We actually read charts, and watch the ebb tides. We Sail! It sounds like from reading this thread most motor sail here. This may not be a good site for me after all.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-06-2014
Replies: 3,269
Views: 453,484
Posted By w1651
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 05-01-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

I have a 1972 Conyplex contest 33. I am planning on running 48 volts 200 amps max for one minute which should get me close to 14 horse power . Horses don't matter Torgue and RPM's is what I worry...
Forum: Electric/Hybrid 05-01-2014
Replies: 154
Views: 6,400
Posted By w1651
Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

I'm in the process of installing a electric drive. I have to get past how to mount it and the right ratio for my boat. I fear it will be a trial and error process there but mounting will be...
Forum: Living Aboard 04-30-2014
Replies: 116
Views: 19,689
Posted By w1651
Re: Downside of living aboard

I have been living aboard my 1972 Contest 33 for two years now. I bought my boat for a low price and it needed a lot of work. I have replaced chain plates, painted the decks and added non skid,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 10-15-2012
Replies: 123
Views: 12,902
Posted By w1651
Re: Cuba in my sights

I was watching a special on Cuba a few years ago and every one had a frigidaire or kenmore refridgerator. Family members here in the states sent them by way of Mexico. So embargo my A$$!
We're the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-30-2012
Replies: 123
Views: 12,902
Posted By w1651
Re: Cuba in my sights

How will you get in? Are you bringing some kind of aid or are you using another countries visa?
Forum: Atomic 4 01-21-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By w1651
There are these new things called springs that...

There are these new things called springs that you can attch to the shift arm to help hold it in place when idling.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 01-16-2012
Replies: 1,009
Views: 59,781
Posted By w1651
Imagine that the oil and dispersant didn't just...

Imagine that the oil and dispersant didn't just evaporate.
They didn't say anything about sick or dead dolphins did they?
Forum: Provisioning 11-25-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By w1651
Where do I get

Crumbles?
I can find them online but where can I get dehydrated meat crumbles from a national market?
Costco Publix, Sams Club Where ?
Forum: Provisioning 11-25-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 3,962
Posted By w1651
1 wisk 1 cup oil , any oil but use olive for...

1 wisk
1 cup oil , any oil but use olive for the best flavor
1 egg
Put all in bowl and beat with wisk.
= Mayo

This ain't figuring out the genetic make up of polisulfides or even trying to get...
Forum: Provisioning 11-25-2011
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By w1651
The best hot plate

Okay so I don't need a Oven. I just want a two burner stove that really works. I am thinking about a coleman campfire stove for just a few bucks at walmart. I got a nice little propane grill all...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-25-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 2,673
Posted By w1651
Great Thread! See you in the morning. Happy...

Great Thread! See you in the morning. Happy Thanks Giving Sleep well.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 11-24-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 4,138
Posted By w1651
Because all the people with a house by the water...

Because all the people with a house by the water (Especially the wives) say I have a home on the water. Which I respond how many feet LOA? And she says what do you mean. And the husband always says...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-25-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By w1651
I know you have to check in or out but I was just...

I know you have to check in or out but I was just wondering what would happen if you went directly to your home instead. Sounds like you would get a smuggling charge or something against you.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-24-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By w1651
Clearing in and out (Hypothetically)

Here is the scheme.
You own a home on the water in let's say Alabama. You decide to go on vacation so you hop in your boat and sail to Cancun, and spend a week then to Guatemala and spend a week. ...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 16,603
Posted By w1651
If you want to grab a boat to sailing and or...

If you want to grab a boat to sailing and or cruising you couldn't pick a better time to get one. You may have to work on it a bit but remember that it tends to cost less outside the United States. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2011
Replies: 107
Views: 16,603
Posted By w1651
revarnished seat 1st coat | Flickr - Photo...

revarnished seat 1st coat | Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/penneys__auto/6071408020/)

The share in flikr didn't work real well so here is the link. The picks are of the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By w1651
That's more like it. Rock On! :cool:

That's more like it. Rock On! :cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 09-09-2011
Replies: 123
Views: 12,902
Posted By w1651
Here is the link if it works If not just...

Here is the link if it works
If not just google flights to Cuba Tampa Bay Florida

Tampa Bay, Florida news | St. Pete Times & tbt (http://www.tampabay.com/SearchForwardServlet.do?articleId=1190)..
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