[Rhodes22-list] Mounting an electric motor

Reuben Mezrich reuben.mezrich at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 06:27:26 EST 2021

I put an ePropulsion Nav 3 on the motor mount with the winch and it works
fine. The motor weighs about 55 lbs which is less than most gas powered
engines. The e80 battery is under the foot of the forward  V berth. Stan
replaced the 15 gallon water tank with a 5 gallon tank in it fits fine.
Reuben Mezrich
Pelican Cove in Sarasota and Back Bay, Boston
Cell: 410-499-8922

On Tue, Dec 14, 2021 at 8:37 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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