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by npagazani
Jul 21 2017 3:29pm
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: EDF kiteboarding?
Replies: 5
Views: 1450

Re: EDF kiteboarding?

There's no point trying to drag the kite along if there's no wind. These guys did it with a drone.

by npagazani
Jul 21 2017 3:21pm
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil
Replies: 463
Views: 58231

Re: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil

I have been doing some digging into the use of brushless out runners. The Open ROV teams use these extensively for their thrusters. Many operate them without any modifications and just replace as needed but others go to a little more effort and use potting compounds to help prevent corrosion. The m...
by npagazani
Jul 21 2017 3:04pm
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil
Replies: 463
Views: 58231

Re: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil

Very non scientific look at some of the 3D printed test pieces I printed and different infills. Cubic at 20% is very strong. The fuselage tail gets very thin though so could not be used without laminating in carbon unless the design is changed. f6AB-GKarN4 Kudos to the designer of the foil, Prof. M...
by npagazani
Jul 21 2017 12:04pm
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil
Replies: 463
Views: 58231

Re: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil

Very non scientific look at some of the 3D printed test pieces I printed and different infills. Cubic at 20% is very strong. The fuselage tail gets very thin though so could not be used without laminating in carbon unless the design is changed. f6AB-GKarN4 Kudos to the designer of the foil, Prof. M...
by npagazani
Jul 21 2017 9:32am
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil
Replies: 463
Views: 58231

Re: Electric Hydrofoil/E-Foil

There seems to be a wide variety of jet drive parts available for RC models. If you Google "40mm jet drive" you will see a bunch. 28mm is very common, but I also saw 40, 50 and 60mm units. Most of them were inexpensive enough that it wouldn't make sense to build your own from scratch. I did not see...