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Old May 07, 2012, 05:35 AM
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wiggle drive propulsion

Hi, i was looking at using the wiggle drive for a surfboard application - whereby two fins could be oscillating and a system will be in place to lock the fins in initial position once desired speed is achieved.

I am a final year mechanical engineering student, I am wondering which principle is used for the following: (ill try my best to explain)

The two fins will be Vertically mounted, they will flap from left to right and the pitch will be around +- 15 degrees.

It will be running off the same idea as this video

Swashdrive™ Fin propulsion 2 (1 min 21 sec)
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Old May 07, 2012, 06:58 AM
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500W at 35A, is that at full throttle?

And is that continuous clanking noise an inherent component of the power system?

Is the motor running wet? Partially submerged?

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