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Old 30-06-2022, 02:27   #1
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Torqeedo v ePropulsion

Any views on this?


It used to be that the eProp had an advantage with direct drive, but I think all the Torqs are direct drive now.


Anything else to choose between them? Quality?
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Re: Torqeedo v ePropulsion

I got the eProp for the better torque and battery life. Price was comparable. eProp has a floating battery case (which I have not tried out) and seems to have fewer metal parts which is better for rust. Only issue we've had in a couple years was dealership availability. We have not had to have it serviced (+1 over petrol!), but I'm concerned if any of our original chargers etc. need replacement as there are few options and no competition in their dealer network.
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Re: Torqeedo v ePropulsion

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Any views on this?


It used to be that the eProp had an advantage with direct drive, but I think all the Torqs are direct drive now.


Anything else to choose between them? Quality?
big dilemma Germany company made product vs chinese company.
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Re: Torqeedo v ePropulsion

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big dilemma Germany company made product vs chinese company.

ePropsulsion is a Hong Kong company founded by four engineering graduates of HKUST, a world class engineering school.


I would not assume that this guarantees that the quality of eProp is worse than Torq. Chinese are now making some awfully high quality stuff in this space. Best drones in the world for sure, for example.



If there is some concrete factual information about a difference in quality, that's a different matter. And that's actually what I'm looking for.
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Re: Torqeedo v ePropulsion

The battery arrangement on the torqeedo is rather awkward. Also the power cable has no key and rather fine pins. I could see these easily being bent.

Otherwise works great.
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