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Old 05-17-2011, 07:21 AM
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http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business...,4201099.story

"Commercially, the Mark 5 engine could be used in power generators, automobiles, trucks and boats.

In August, Schoell's team will also attempt to set a new water speed record for steam-powered boats on a South Florida waterway."
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Old 05-17-2011, 07:29 AM
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I love the idea in a boat...could it run on salt and fresh water???? that would be awsome...just put out a pick -up tube and you would never need to stop for a fill up...no added wight for fuel cells.
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Old 05-17-2011, 07:42 AM
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Hmm, for now I think I'd rather my 37 AT come with 525s
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And let's not forget our very own "Brownie's" involvement in the company. It's a very cool idea with broad implications if produced en masse. I wish them success and the best of luck.
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I'm sure he will chirp in.
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Looks very cool, Good luck to all involved!
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Are they still going to use Harry's Banshee for the water record?
Hope all goe's well for them, can't wait to hear the out come.
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affordable boating is an oxymoron...
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Hmmmm, open flames in the bilge....
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affordable boating is an oxymoron...
DITTO!!!! Theres' nothing "affordable about it"! LOL
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