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Anyone tried ...

Postby kiter4fun123 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:45 pm

to put an electric motor on the mast of your current hydrofoil?

like this one for instance:
http://flyingrodeoefoil.com/motor-systems/

Motors are very expensive right now 1500 euro for this one :o but if it works well / is fun and could be put on every foilmast out there it could be a killer product or maybe not?
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Re: Anyone tried ...

Postby dave1986 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:17 pm

I contacted this company to ask the question about buying this to attach to my Moses hydrofoil. They were very unhelpful.

From what I can gather it involves a lot of engineering to make the whole system of electrics and batteries work, and therefore it's not currently viable to simply attach it to an existing board. I feel like this is a gap in the market though if someone can make a motor/propeller and battery product that is cheap and can be retrofitted to any hydrofoil.


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