The Sport Bibles, by sportbible.com, offer some interesting ideas for how to convert an old electrical appliance into a modern electric boat.
The book’s author, Brian T. Hall, says he’s come up with some ideas for using old electric appliances to power his electric boats.
“I started off with my old electric kettle and a water pump and used them to power a water boat,” he told ABC Radio Brisbane.
“After that, I started using a big box fridge, I used it to power my electric boat.”
Hall says it’s a good idea to have a bit of extra room on the boat so that the boat can be bigger.
“You want the boat to be big enough for you to use the space that you have,” he said.
“When you have the space, you can then move things around.”
The book includes a number of tips on how to use an old electric appliance.
The most important is to remember that electrical appliances have a limited life span.
“We don’t want to be buying a new electric kettle or a new water pump every 10 years, so you need to make sure that you’re able to use them for that long,” he explained.
“For example, if you’ve got a 12-volt battery, if it’s going to last you 100 years, then you can’t go on using it for that.”
If you have a 20-year battery, then that’s fine.
“So it’s good to have the room for things that are going to work and things that you can throw away.”
The books suggested that the biggest challenge was keeping things cool.
“What you really want to do is keep the water temperature below 30 degrees Celsius and it’s also important to keep the boat cool because it’s much easier to keep a boat dry if it has a little more room on it,” Hall said.
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