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Old 11-25-2017, 04:32 PM
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how do I set up a stern paddle wheel drive its a scratch build . pictures would be a great help
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This paddle wheel or?????. Electric drive I assume. Much more detail needed. Belt drive is probably the easiest. How big is the wheel. How big is the boat. All of that determines how big the motor must be, what the pulley ratio is and how big the battery must be. We can't see your project.
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Always wanted to do one of those. But need more info. I agree on the belt to drive it as they make alot of splash and would be bad for motor or gears.
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Not unless you're running in salt water. Fresh water won't hurt metal hardware or rubber. IF you use the same hardware in salt water, it needs to have a finish that will protect the parts from the salt or ferrous metals(which will rust) and aluminum(which will corrode) parts will be junk after a run or two

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