[Rhodes22-list] Mounting an electric motor

Shawn Boles shawn.sustain at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 01:04:13 EST 2021


I have used the original rig for 10 years with my Torqeedo 1003 long-shaft.
Occasionally I have to jiggle it a little when lowering.

s/v Sweet Baboo

On Tue, Dec 14, 2021, 5:37 PM Frank Goldsmith <goldsmith.cf at gmail.com>

> Listmates,
> For any of you who have switched to an electric motor, like a Torqueedo,
> did you mount it on the same motor mount as your gasoline motor?  I have
> the GB motor mount with the pulleys for mechanical advantage, but it is
> very stiff to operate even with the relatively heavy 8 HP Tohatsu mounted,
> and I’m concerned that a Torqueedo would not have enough weight to let it
> be lowered.  I’d welcome any input.
> Thanks,
> Frank
> Frank Goldsmith
> S/V Mary Bess (Rhodes 22 1985/2001)
> Fairview, NC
> Lake Keowee, SC

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