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Old 01-12-2019, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by thataway View Post
No, I use the Torqeedo on the same boat which the 3.5 Merc will not plane. Definitely the Torqeedo is less HP than a 3.5 HP outboard. The run time depends on the speed. It can be considerably more than an hour--or less. Fortunately the GPS and current/battery state monitoring can give you an anticipated range. This seems to be reliable.
Thanks for that. I was wondering since with a DC motor the Torqueedo should have a lot more torque at the lower RPMs to push something up on plane. Sounds like that doesn't apply. Nice to see/hear first-hand info.
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