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by EnsWayne
Thu Aug 10, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Solar powered Amp Eater
Replies: 142
Views: 21820

Re: Solar powered Amp Eater

So you have your registration now? Congratulations! Are you still planning your first launch Saturday morning? Piezos are very efficient for the dB you get for very low power consumption. But the shiny chrome trumpet-style horns look so cool! What is the length of the horn you have? I'm guessing 16&...
by EnsWayne
Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Solar powered Amp Eater
Replies: 142
Views: 21820

Re: Solar powered Amp Eater

The tan carpet on the sole boards looks pretty good!
by EnsWayne
Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Solar powered Amp Eater
Replies: 142
Views: 21820

Re: Solar powered Amp Eater

Did you run your battery cables underneath before pouring the foam, or do you plan to pull them through the center section? I can't tell if that's what I see coiled up in the upper left corner of your last picture.
by EnsWayne
Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Solar powered Amp Eater
Replies: 142
Views: 21820

Re: Solar powered Amp Eater

Okay, so maybe my question sounded a little naive. I really do understand the foam only helps when things go very wrong, with lots of water in the boat :-D But that 60 lbs/cu.ft is a nice round number to work with. We'll have to make sure those floorboards are well-secured to keep the foam in the ce...
by EnsWayne
Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Electric Power
Topic: Solar powered Amp Eater
Replies: 142
Views: 21820

Re: Solar powered Amp Eater

I admit I did chuckle a little bit watching the video. Does the flotation foam provide a density spec or some kind of guidance on how to calculate how much buoyancy the foam gives your boat? Disclaimer: Not a boat builder. I am the electrical engineer son mentioned several posts ago. I created an ac...

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